Moominpappa's Memoirs (Paperback)

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By Tove Jansson, Tove Jansson (Illustrator), Thomas Warburton (Translator)
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Description


Before he had a family, before he met Moominmamma, Moominpappa led a life of adventure and intrigue. But he's never told his story until now.
Now Moominpappa has a bad cold, and it's the perfect time to remember his youthful endeavors and to ponder the Experiences which have made him the remarkable Moomin he is. As he reads each chapter aloud to Moomintroll, Snufkin, and Sniff, they, and we, learn of his triumphs and tribulations, and his momentous meetings with the Joxter, the Muddler, and a cast of other characters too incredible (especially Edward the Booble) to list here.
"Moominpappa's Memoirs" has never before been translated into English, and Farrar, Straus and Giroux is proud to be able to add this title to its other Moomin books.

Praise For…


"Stuck at home suffering from a terrible cold, Moominpappa puts his time to good use by setting down his adventures from the time he ran away from the strict and repressive Hemulen orphanage until he met and married the inestimable Moominmamma...A felicitous introduction for newcomers to the Moomin tales." --Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books.

"Completely winning." --Kirkus Reviews

Product Details
ISBN: 9780374453077
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
Publication Date: September 1st, 1994
Pages: 176