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Subtitle A Tale of Moomin Valley
Illustrator Tove Jannson
Editor Sophie Hannah
First Written 1960
Genre Childrens
Origin Sweden
Publisher Drawn and Quarterly
ISBN-10 1770460179
ISBN-13 978-1770460171
My Copy hardback picture book
First Read December 12, 2011

Who Will Comfort Toffle?

Who Will Comfort Toffle was my introduction to a whole series of apparently-famous Swedish books, called the Moomin series. It's is a gorgeous kids book, beautifully illustrated. The translation from Sophie Hannah is really fluid, and a delight to read out loud.

Noted on January 2, 2012

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