Moomin turns 75 in 2020!Moomin Baby is a brand new range launching in 2020 - with its beautiful art style and high-quality formats, these books make a perfect gift for new babies.Globally loved and celebrated, the Moomin family go from strength to strength with new TV and an ever-growing range of beautifully-designed books and products.Over 2 million preschool Moomin books printed worldwide, in over 20 languagesTove Jansson was born in Finland in 1914. She began her career as a cartoonist and went on to write and illustrate many books for adults and children. She drew her first Moomin in the 1930s, just for fun, and in 1945 he became a character in a children's story. Tove became world-famous for her Moomin books, which began with The Moomins and the Great Flood in 1945, closely followed by Comet in Moominland in 1946, Finn Family Moomintroll in 1948 and six more Moomin adventures. During the winter months Tove lived and worked in Helsinki, but in the summertime she stayed on a beautiful remote island in the Gulf of Finland with her long-term partner, the artist Tuulikki Pietilä. Tove Jansson received many prestigious awards during her lifetime, including the international Hans Christian Andersen Medal. She died in 2001, aged eighty-seven.
A gorgeous and gifty fold-out concertina board book that is perfect for tummy time.
Tummy time helps to strengthen a baby's back, neck and shoulders. The bold patterns and high-contrast colours throughout are designed to help stimulate a baby's developing eyesight.
In this beautiful new range of baby books, Tove Jansson's much-loved world of the Moomins is brought to life for the very tiniest of bookworms.