Comet in Moominland

Comet in Moominland

Author: Tove Jansson

Publisher: Moomins Collectors' Editions

ISBN: 1908745657

Category: Children's stories

Page: 176

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Special collectors' hardback editions lovingly restored to original designs'I love these editions - so beautifully produced, so solid and permanent, just as Tove Jansson deserved.' Philip PullmanA beautiful collectors' edition of this classic Moomin story, using original 50s and 60s cover artwork, newly scanned images and gorgeous endpapers.When signs appear that a comet is heading towards their beloved Moominvalley, Moomin and his friend Sniff set sail to consult with the professors in the distant Lonely Mountains. Their journey is full of adventures and narrow escapes; from crocodiles, giant lizards, eagles and the like, but new friends - soon to become firm friends - help lighten the way. In this first and most exciting Moomin novel, we meet the wandering Snufkin, the fascinating Snork Maiden and her brother the Snork as they join Moomin in his race to get home to Moominmamma before the comet crashes.From the publisher of The Invisible Child and The Fir Tree (all proceeds to Oxfam) here's the Moomin gift editions.
Comet in Moominland
Language: en
Pages: 176
Authors: Tove Jansson
Categories: Children's stories
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-10-05 - Publisher: Moomins Collectors' Editions

Special collectors' hardback editions lovingly restored to original designs'I love these editions - so beautifully produced, so solid and permanent, just as Tove Jansson deserved.' Philip PullmanA beautiful collectors' edition of this classic Moomin story, using original 50s and 60s cover artwork, newly scanned images and gorgeous endpapers.When signs appear
Comet in Moominland
Language: en
Pages: 200
Authors: Tove Jansson
Categories: Fantasy
Type: BOOK - Published: 1959 - Publisher:

Moomintroll encounters a mouth-organist, a moth collector, and a lovely maiden, and discovers the danger of a threatening comet when he takes a journey to seek advice from the Professor.
Comet in Moominland
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Tove Jansson
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-02-27 - Publisher: Penguin UK

A comet is speeding towards Earth and nobody knows what to do! Will it destroy everything and everyone? Moomintroll decides to find out. So, with Sniff, he sets out on an expedition that promises to be packed with adventure and excitement!
Comet in Moominland
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Tove Jansson
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-09-02 - Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

When Moomintroll learns that a comet will be passing by, he and his friend Sniff travel to the Observatory on the Lonely Mountains to consult the Professors. Along the way, they have many adventures, but the greatest adventure of all awaits them when they learn that the comet is headed
Historical Dictionary of Children's Literature
Language: en
Pages: 372
Authors: Emer O'Sullivan
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-11-22 - Publisher: Scarecrow Press

The Historical Dictionary of Children's Literature relates the history of children's literature through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, a bibliography, and over 500 cross-referenced dictionary entries on authors, books, and genres.