The Moomin books

28 February 2017

By Macmillan Children's Books

The Moomins are the creation of Tove Jansson, whose magical stories of adventure, friendship and innocence are universally loved and have delighted generations of children since the first story was published, in Swedish, in 1945.

Pan Macmillan is delighted to be publishing a collection of Moomin books, celebrating these wonderful and well-loved stories.

The Moomin Colouring Book

The Moomin Colouring Book

This stylish and unique Moomin Colouring Book features original artwork from the coveted archive of Tove Jansson, creator of the Moomins; one of the most cherished children's book series ever written.

Beautifully conceived and designed, this contemporary colouring book features striking patterns and scenes as well as all your favourite Moomin characters and their most memorable quotes. The perfect gift for Moomin fans.

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The Pocket Moomin Colouring Book

The Pocket Moomin Colouring Book

In a new, perfectly pocket-sized format, The Pocket Moomin Colouring Book features original artwork from the coveted archive of Tove Jansson, creator of the Moomins; one of the most cherished children's book series ever written.

This smaller edition, perfect for colouring on-the-go, features striking patterns and scenes as well as all your favourite Moomin characters and their most memorable quotes. Including all your favourite scenes from The Moomin Colouring Book.

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The Moomin Colouring Diary

The Moomin Colouring Diary

Colour your way through the year with this stunning diary edition of the bestselling The Moomin Colouring Book. Perfect for recording your thoughts and activities, with inspiring quotes and moments of Moomin wisdom to guide you through even the bleakest months. The Moomin Colouring Diary is full of beautiful illustrations of Tove Jansson's beloved characters to colour in. This is a stylish and portable diary, featuring artwork from the coveted archive of Moomin creator, Tove Jansson.

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The Moomins: The World of Moominvalley

The Moomins: The World of Moominvalley

This sumptuous gift book gives a unique and unprecedented perspective on the magical world of Tove Jansson and the Moomins. It is filled with original illustrations and rarely seen material from the celebrated Moomin archive in Finland.

The book is written by bestselling author and lifelong Moomin fan, Philip Ardagh with a foreword and chapter by Frank Cottrell-Boyce. The lavish high-spec design continues the Macmillan tradition for publishing beautiful gift editions with the highest production values. 

Including spreads from Jansson’s sketchbook and work from her studio, The World of Moominvalley gives insight into the creator’s own life with letters and family photographs from the coveted archive. The book offers a detailed look at each character, with features on How to Spot a Moomin, A Guide to Moomin Whistles, A Fillyjonk’s Top Ten Fears and The (extended) Moomin Family Tree, together with maps, facts and colour illustrations.

The World of Moominvalley will be published on 19th October 2017 by Macmillan Children’s Books. 

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Illustrations ©Moomin Characters

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