Quotes by Tove Jansson

About Tove Jansson:

Tove Marika Jansson was a Swedish-speaking Finnish novelist, painter, illustrator and comic strip author. For her contribution as a children's writer she received the Hans Christian Andersen Medal in 1966.

Author Bio

  • NameTove Jansson
  • DescriptionFinnish children's writer and illustrator
  • BornAugust 9, 1914
  • DiedJune 27, 2001
  • CountryFinland
  • ProfessionPainter; Writer; Illustrator; Children's Writer
  • WorksMoomin
  • AwardsSelma Lagerlöf Prize; Hans Christian Andersen Award