Tove Jansson is without a doubt one of the best Finnish artists of all time and also the most widely read Finnish author abroad. Her lifework is of immeasurable value because of the success she made as a writer, artist and cartoonist. She was a multi-talented artist who is mostly remembered as the creator of the Moomins. The Moomin books have been translated into over fifty languages.
The Moomins are the central characters in a series of
Moomin books and a Moomintroll comic strip
by Tove Jansson. The adventurous Moomin family
live in their house in Moominvalley and have
many adventures with their various friends.