The Book about Moomin, Mymble and Little My

This genre-breaking picture book celebrates 70 years in 2022! The Book about Moomin, Mymble and Little My was the first Moomin picture book by Tove Jansson.

The Book about Moomin, Mymble and Little My was the first Moomin picture book by Tove Jansson and the book has been a source of inspiration for artists, writers and readers ever since. The playful rhyming text describes the journey of Moomintroll taking milk back home to Moominmamma, when he meets Mymble who is searching for her missing sister, Little My. Together the pair go looking for her and encounter various characters from Moominvalley and get sucked into the most curious places along the way.

The use of cutouts from page to page change the way the story is told in this innovative book. 

This genre-breaking picture book celebrates 70 years in 2022! The Book about Moomin, Mymble and Little My was the first Moomin picture book by Tove Jansson.

The Book about Moomin, Mymble and Little My was the first Moomin picture book by Tove Jansson and the book has been a source of inspiration for artists, writers and readers ever since. The playful rhyming text describes the journey of Moomintroll taking milk back home to Moominmamma, when he meets Mymble who is searching for her missing sister, Little My. Together the pair go looking for her and encounter various characters from Moominvalley and get sucked into the most curious places along the way.

The use of cutouts from page to page change the way the story is told in this innovative book. 

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  • Year of publication

    1952

  • Original title

    Hur gick det sen?

  • Page count

    24

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