Finn Family Moomintroll

Written by Tove Jansson

Part of the Moomins Fiction Series

Key Stage 1 Classic Fiction Fantasy / Magical

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Although they're small, fat and shy creatures, Moomins have the most amazing adventures. It all begins when Moominpappa tries on a magic hat that makes exciting and funny things happen.

Katy Guest, literary editor for The Independent on Sunday on the Moomin books: "A fantasy series for small children that introduces bigger ones to ideas of adventure, dealing with fear, understanding character and tolerating difference."

Finn Family Moomintroll Synopsis

Although they're small, fat and shy creatures, Moomins have the most amazing adventures. It all begins when Moominpappa tries on a magic hat that makes exciting and funny things happen.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780140301502
Publication date: 26th November 1970
Author: Tove Jansson
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback (b Format)
Pagination: 160 pages
Year Groups: Key Stage 1
Topics: Classic Fiction, Fantasy / Magical

About Tove Jansson

Tove Jansson (1914 – 2001), was born in 1914 in Helingsfors, Finland. Her mother was a charicaturist and the designer of many of Finland’s stamps, and her father was a sculptor. Tove studied painting in Finland, Sweden and France and later worked as a book illustrator, a designer and strip cartoonist, as well as being involved in theatre décor and making frescoes in public places. She drew her first Moomin in the 1930s, just for fun, to tease her little brother by drawing the ugliest creature she could think of. Moomin developed a nicer snout and character and in 1939 ...

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