In 1961, at the request of her Italian publishers, Tove Jansson created a unique new edition of Moominland Midwinter, the tale in which Moomin wakes from hibernation to contend alone with the mysterious world of winter. The text and internal line drawings of this much loved story were unchanged, but Tove added a beautiful new cover illustration and seven glorious full-page colour illustrations. This was the only Moomin title that she illustrated in colour and it has long been a prized item for collectors. For the first time, it is available in English.
For this new Sort Of edition, Tove's nephew James Zambra restored the original cover and colour illustrations, along with a glorious fold-out panorama of characters from the book, which Tove Jansson painted for the first French edition. Sort Of Books have also added a back cover designed for the first Swedish edition of Moominland Midwinter, an image used on the first Puffin book, and a playful bookplate 'wreath' from the first German book. We believe this is the most beautiful Moomin book ever published!
This gorgeous book will quickly become a favourite that families can read and enjoy together.
Dimensions: 17 x 22 cm
176 page hardback bound book
Royal Mail Tracked 24: £5.99
Royal Mail Tracked 48: £3.99
Spend £50 or more and Tracked 48 delivery is free.
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Yes, simply select Click & Collect at the check out and you can collect from our Easton Store during opening hours.
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Our standard opening hours are Tuesdays 10-3:30 and Wednesdays-Saturdays 10-5.
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Our colourful store is in Easton, Bristol. Our address is 104-108 Belle Vue Road, BS5 6BX.