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Tove Jansson

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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, Jansson contributed with the interior illustrations (more than 50 individual pieces) and cover art for the second Swedish edition of The Hobbit (Bilbo – en hobbits äventyr). These illustrations were also used in the 1973 Finnish edition of The Hobbit.[1]

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References

  1. The Annotated Hobbit: Revised and Expanded Edition, p.395.