Tove Jansson

Finnish children's writer and illustrator (1914–2001)

Tove Marika Jansson (9 August 191427 June 2001) was a Finnish novelist, painter, illustrator and comic strip author.

Tove Jansson in 1956

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  • A person can find anything if he takes the time, that is, if he can afford to look. And while he’s looking, he’s free, and he finds things he never expected.
    • Sommarboken (A Summer Book) (1972).
  • I only want to live in peace, plant potatoes and dream!
    • "Moomin: The Complete Tove Jansson Comic Strip, Vol. 1" (1977).

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