Tove Jansson,summer house,Pellinki,Fi. Awards: Hans Christian Andersen Award/gold medal,-66.Award for State Literature -63,-71 and -82.Pro Finlandia Medal -76.Swedish Culture Foundation Honorary Award -83.The Finnish Cultural Award -90. Selma Lagerlöf Prize -92. The Finland Art Prize -93.Mercuri International pronssiomena -94.The Swedish Academy Award -94.The American-Scandinavian Foundation Honorary Cultural Award -96. WSOY Literary Foundation Award -99. Le Prix de l'Office Chrétien du…

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Finnish author, illustrator, and comic-strip author Tove Jansson is best known for her Moomin series of books for children and comic strips, which feature sweet, nature and adventure loving, whimsically illustrated creatures populating their own Moomin-world. She also wrote several books for adults, including The Summer Book, about a six-year-old girl living with her grandmother on a tiny island in the gulf of Finland.

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