Moomin and the Wishing Star

Author(s): Tove Jansson

Picture books

When Moomintroll finds a beautiful shiny pebble, Snorkmaiden and Sniff thinks it might be a fallen star - and if it is a star then Moomin can make a wish! But wishes are difficult things to get right . . . Will Moomin be able to decide what to wish for before the star loses its shine?

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Tove Jansson was born in Helsingfors, Finland, in 1914. Her mother was a caricaturist who designed 165 of Finland's stamps and her father was a sculptor. She studied painting in Finland, Sweden and France, and subsequently became a book illustrator. Her extraordinary illustrative style is seen as a design classic the world over. Originally written in Swedish, the Moomintroll books have been translated into over 40 languages and adapted for television, film, radio and opera. Tove Jansson lived alone on a small island in the gulf of Finland, where most of her books were written. She died in 2001.

General Fields

  • : 9780141359939
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
  • : Puffin
  • : 0.178
  • : September 2015
  • : 259mm X 216mm X 4mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : November 2015
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Tove Jansson
  • : Paperback
  • : 1215
  • : 32