To know the Moomins was to know Tove [Jansson]. She poured her wit, dreams and fears into the characters.The Economist
The heartwarming tale of Moomin's reunion with his parents
After losing both his fortune and his girlfriend, Moomin has hit rock bottom. Luckily, in his darkest moment, he stumbles across the beloved family he lost as a child—Moominmamma and Moominpappa—and together, the Moomins embark on their first adventure. Moominmamma struggles to balance her husband’s desire for danger with her own homebody sensibilities, while Moomin fears his new parents will eventually tire of him. A poignant story of love and reunion unwinds in this classic Moomin caper from Tove Jansson.
Praise for Moomin and Family Life
[Tove Jansson's Moomins feature) scratchy, pen-and-ink sketches and [an] atmosphere of beneficence ... [a] mix of disaster and gentle naïveté.New York Review of Books