|aThe Moomins |bthe world of Moominvalley |cwritten by Philip Ardagh ; with a foreword and chapter on "What is art for?" by Frank Cottrell-Boyce ; research, Amanda Li.
|aWorld of Moominvalley
|aLondon |bMacMillan Children's Books|c2017.
|a359 p. |bill. (some col.), map |c28 cm.
|a"Step into the magical world of Moominvalley with this beautiful one of a kind book; a fun, fascinating, behind the scenes look at the wonderful world of the Moomins and their creator, Tove Jansson. Filled with illustrated maps and family trees, facts about Moomintroll behaviour and habits, this gorgeous book contains all you could wish to know about the beloved characters from the original Moomin stories and the world in which they live. Find out all about Moomintroll's adventures, Moominmamma's handbag and Moominpappa's diary and discover all the favourite Moomin characters, including Snork Maiden, Snufkin, Sniff and Little My. Get a glimpse behind the studio door of the uniquely talented Tove Jansson. Featuring original Moomin drawings, colour studies and stunning sketches of her iconic characters, as well as family photographs and Tove's childhood drawings. With a luxuriously designed die-cut cover featuring gold foil, this breathtaking hardback is the perfect addition to the collection of any Moomin fan."--Amazon.com.