The Book About Moomin, Mymble and Little My
Tove Jansson, Sophie Hannah
Finnish artist Tove Jansson’s Moomin stories have been continually in print for more than half a century, in 35 languages. They are among Europe’s best loved and enduring children’s classics, and through the TV animation (BBC2), the warm-hearted, whimsical creatures of Moomin valley have been brought to a new younger British audience.
Introducing the first Sort Of Children’s Classic in a new English version by Sophie Hannah. Sort of Books proudly presents the original full colour Moomin picture book with its irresistible cut-out page designs and playful rhyming text in a new version by one of Britain’s star poets.
Brilliant new edition . . . Sophie Hannah's text teases and beguiles at every turn. -- Kate Kellaway * Observer * Full of the particular magic that only Tove Jansson can evoke. -- Philip Pullman * Financial Times * An effective page-turner . . . loaded with appealing psychedelic characters and exciting, eerrie locations. * Times Educational Supplement * Thanks to Sophie Hannah's wonderful verse adaptation . . . appeals to children and adults alike. * Daily Telegraph * Delightful, and has an oddness to which modern illustrators might aspire. * Sunday Times * A most welcome new edition of this brilliant picture book. A real classic. * Financial Times Pick of the Month *
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