Jansson, Tove

Tove Jansson (1914–2001) has achieved worldwide fame with her Moomin books, which have been translated into more than thirty languages. Moomintroll and his family and friends have also roved the world in comic strips and TV cartoons. Like Donald Duck and Mickey Mouse, the familiar figures have been used to decorate clothing and other articles for children. The versatile Jansson has held numerous art exhibitions and has written books for adults as well.

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