Tove Jansson

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Tove Jansson
Tove Jansson in 1967
BornTove Marika Jansson
9 August 1914(1914-08-09)
Helsinki, Grand Duchy o Finland, Roushie Empire
Dee'd27 Juin 2001(2001-06-27) (aged 86)
Helsinki, Finland
ThriftArtist, writer
Notable warksThe Moomins
Notable awairdsHans Christian Andersen Awaird
Order o the Smile
Pro Finlandia
PairtnerTuulikki Pietilä


Tove Marika Jansson (Finland Swadish pronunciation: [ˈtuːve ˈjaːnsɔn] ( listen); 9 August 1914 – 27 Juin 2001) wis a Swadish-speakin Finnish novelist, penter, illustrator an comic strip author. For her contreibution as a childer's writer she received the Hans Christian Andersen Medal in 1966.[1][2]

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  1. "Hans Christian Andersen Awards". International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY). Retrieved 2013-08-01.
  2. "Tove Jansson" (pp. 32–33, by Sus Rostrup).
    The Hans Christian Andersen Awards, 1956–2002. IBBY. Gyldendal. 2002. Hosted by Austrian Literature Online. Retrieved 2013-08-01.