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Tove Jansson

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'''Tove Jansson''' ([[1914]]-[[2001]]) was a Finnish author and artist, most known for her books on Moomin.
 
'''Tove Jansson''' ([[1914]]-[[2001]]) was a Finnish author and artist, most known for her books on Moomin.
  
In [[1962]], Tove Jansson made the interior illustrations (more than 50 individual pieces) and cover art for the second Swedish edition of ''[[The Hobbit]]'' (''Bilbo: en hobbits äventyr'').
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In [[1962]], Tove Jansson made the interior illustrations (more than 50 individual pieces) and cover art for the second Swedish edition of ''[[The Hobbit]]'' (''Bilbo en hobbits äventyr'').
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
  
*[http://www.zepe.de/tjillu/hobbit/index.html Scans of Tove Jansson's illustrations for ''The Hobbit'']
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*[http://www.zepe.de/tjillu/hobbit/index.html Scans of Tove Jansson's illustrations for ''Bilbo – en hobbits äventyr'']
  
 
[[Category:Authors|Jansson, Tove]]
 
[[Category:Authors|Jansson, Tove]]
 
[[Category:Artists]]
 
[[Category:Artists]]

Revision as of 20:29, 24 March 2010

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Tove Jansson
Biographical information
BornAugust 9 1914
DiedJune 27 2001
OccupationAuthor, artist
LocationFinland

Tove Jansson (1914-2001) was a Finnish author and artist, most known for her books on Moomin.

In 1962, Tove Jansson made the interior illustrations (more than 50 individual pieces) and cover art for the second Swedish edition of The Hobbit (Bilbo – en hobbits äventyr).

External links