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First Moomins story to be published next month

The first Moomins story from 1945, The Moomins and the Great Flood, is to be published in Britain next month, reports The Guardian. A quest to find lost Moominpappa,  The Moomins and the Great Flood has never been published in the UK before.

The Moomins and the Great Flood sees Jansson using a mix of sepia washes and pen and ink line drawings to tell the story of Moominmamma and young Moomintroll’s hunt for the long lost Moominpappa “through forest and flood”. On the way, they meet a little creature – an early version of Sniff….

Discover more about the Moomins and their creator Tove Jansson.

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