Moominpappa at Sea (#8)

Author(s): Tove Jansson

Children 5-8

Moominpappa is feeling at a loss. He has no idea what to do with himself - it seems everything has already been done! So he takes his family off to start a new life in a lighthouse on a tiny, rocky island far out to sea. It's rather lonely at first, but it isn't long before the Moomins discover some funny and surprising new things about themselves.


Product Information

Tove Jansson was born in Finland in 1914. She began her career as a cartoonist and drew her first Moomin in the 1930s, just for fun. In 1945 he became a character in a children's story. Tove became world-famous for her Moomin books which began with Comet in Moominland in 1946. She received many prestigious awards, including the international Hans Christian Andersen Medal. She died in 2001, aged 87.

General Fields

  • : 9780241344514
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
  • : Puffin
  • : January 2019
  • : 1.7 Centimeters X 12.9 Centimeters X 19.8 Centimeters
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Tove Jansson
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : English
  • : 839.7374
  • : 272