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Image: Book About Moomin Mymble & Little My HC  - Drawn & Quarterly

(W/A) Tove Jansson The treasured children's classic, lovingly back in print. In this companion to the hugely successful Moomin series, Tove Jansson presents a delightful book for all ages in a very intricate and elaborately designed book, complete with Moomin die-cuts on every page. Like the Moomin comic strip companion volumes, this book is a "lost classic" from the 1950s and has been unavailable in North America for over half a century.

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Image: Club Life in Moomin Valley SC  - Drawn & Quarterly
Club Life in Moomin Valley SC
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After being told that only rebel fathers can be admitted to Moominpappa's new club, the Knights of the Catapult, Moominmamma defiantly decides to join a club of her own. Unfortunately for her, she accidentally joins a club of gangsters who revel in dubious and illegal activities. Comic misunderstandings, tested allegiances, and frivolous scandals make for an exciting adventure with the whole Moominvalley gang in another classic Tove Jansson tale.

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Image: Dangerous Journey HC  - Drawn & Quarterly
Dangerous Journey HC
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Published for the first time in North America, and the last picture book completed by world-renowned Tove Jansson, The Dangerous Journey is a beautifully illustrated and delightfully quirky journey through Moominvalley. Susanna is bored with her life-she craves adventure when there is none to be had. But when a new pair of glasses appears in front of her, she gets an opportunity to live the bold life that she has always longed for as her surroundings are transformed into a dark and sinister landscape.Take this fantastical journey to Moominvalley and never look back.

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Image: Moomin and Family Life SC  - Drawn & Quarterly
Moomin and Family Life SC
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After losing both his fortune and his girlfriend, Moomin has hit rock bottom. Luckily, in his darkest moment, he stumbles across the beloved family he lost as a child - Moominmamma and Moominpappa - and together, the Moomins embark on their first adventure. Moominmamma struggles to balance her husband's desire for danger with her own homebody sensibilities, while Moomin fears his new parents will eventually tire of him. A poignant story of love and reunion unwinds in this classic Moomin caper from Tove Jansson.

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Image: Moomin and the Brigands SC  - Drawn & Quarterly
Moomin and the Brigands SC
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Moomin's pushy relations have come to stay, and in the process of getting them out, he unwittingly embarks on a quest for fame and fortune with his sly friend Sniff. But it's much harder to get rich than either of them expects, whether it's through selling rare creatures to the zoo, using a fortune-teller to find treasures, or making modern art. Through a stroke of luck, however, Moomin meets the love of his life, Snorkmaiden, and with her help he finds the self-confidence he needs to get his house back. The iconic first Moomin comic strip by Tove Jansson, Moomin and the Brigands is a thrilling introduction to the vibrant inhabitants of Moominvalley we've come to know and love.

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Image: Moomin and the Comet SC  - Drawn & Quarterly
Moomin and the Comet SC
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Another classic Moomin story reworked in full color, with a kid-proof but kid-friendly size, price, and format. It's getting hotter and hotter in Moominvalley, and all the creatures have taken note of the troubling weather. After a mysterious cloud appears in the sky one day, an exodus begins. The Hattifatteners, the Nibling, Mrs. Fillyjonk (and all her children), and even Mymble pack up to leave the valley. When they realize the mysterious cloud is a comet headed straight for Moominhouse, Moomin, Little My, and Snorkmaiden decide to depart their home too. Between a tidal wave and a comet-struck Moomin, the end does seem nigh, but the day may yet be saved! [(W/A/CA) Tove Jansson]

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Image: Moomin and the Golden Tail SC  - Drawn & Quarterly
Moomin and the Golden Tail SC
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Moomin's tail gets its fifteen minutes of fame! One day Moomin notices that his tail seems to be thinning. Worried that Snorkmaiden will no longer love him if his tail goes bald, he consults the family doctor and several tail specialists, and even gets an X-ray. Nothing helps! Finally Moominmamma cooks up a magic potion, and it works like a charm, but now Moomin's lustrous new tail is, well, solid gold! Moomin becomes the toast of society, and the target of numerous journalists and money-making schemes. Moomin and the Golden Tail takes a long hard look at the consequences of fame. [(W/A/CA) Tove Jansson]

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Image: Moomin and the Martians GN  - Drawn & Quarterly
Moomin and the Martians GN
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Another classic Moomin story reworked in full color, with a kid-proof but kid-friendly size, price, and format. Moominmamma wakes up one morning to find a flying saucer has crash-landed in her cabbage patch. There's a strange machine dangling out of it that seems like it could be used to fix their broken radio, but when Moominpappa starts fiddling with it, he turns himself and Moomin invisible! Each knob on the machine causes strange and unlikely events to transpire, until the Martian finally recovers possession of its property. Moomin and the Martians is a lighthearted romp that reaffirms the importance of family.

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Image: Moomin and the Sea SC  - Drawn & Quarterly
Moomin and the Sea SC
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Another classic Moomin story reworked in full color, with a kid-proof but kid-friendly size, price, and format. Moominpappa has committed to writing a Great Novel About the Sea, and so the whole family moves to a desolate island where Moominpappa becomes the lighthouse keeper. It soon becomes apparent that there are a few problems with the island: it's haunted, there's nowhere to enjoy a good cup of tea, and the rat family living in the transistor radio has strictly forbidden the Moomins from using the radio until the children have all grown up and moved out. Determined, the Moomins set about planting a rose garden, painting the beacon cheery colors, and finding other ways to make the lonely place their own. In the end though, is a bleak lighthouse any place for a Moomin? [(W/A/CA) Tove Jansson]

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Image: Moomin Begins a New Life SC  - Drawn & Quarterly
Moomin Begins a New Life SC
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When a charismatic prophet comes to town, the residents of Moominvalley are easily convinced to follow his doctrine for true happiness. Intrigued by their friends and neighbors' lifestyle changes, the impressionable Moomins find themselves attempting to adopt the teachings of their new spiritual leader. But the freer they get, the more miserable they feel. Moominvalley's state of divine chaos is further complicated by the prophet's well-intentioned decree to free all of the jail's inmates. Moomin Begins a New Life is an eccentric all-ages adventure from the acclaimed Finnish cartoonist Tove Jansson that explores the appeal of self-transformation and the pursuit of happiness.

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Image: Moomin Complete Tove Jansson Comic Strip Vol. 04 HC  - Drawn & Quarterly

(W/A) Tove Jansson Drawn & Quarterly"s bestselling Moomin series, created by the legendary children"s author Tove Jansson, is now in its fourth volume and is the winner of the Harvey Award and has been nominated for multiple Eisner Awards. Neil Gaiman calls it "A lost treasure now rediscovered, one of the sweetest, strangest comic strips ever drawn or written. A Surrealist masterpiece. Honest."

SRP: $19.95 Your Price: $16.95

Image: Moomin on the Riviera GN  - Drawn & Quarterly
Moomin on the Riviera GN
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As springtime dawns in Moominvalley and the first northern crocus opens, Moominpappa and Snorkmaiden, glamorized by the prospects of movie stars and gambling, insist the whole family take a trip down to the Riviera. Reluctantly Moomin and Moominmamma agree to go along, and the Moomins set off on a grand adventure, complete with butlers, luxury shops, indoor swimming pools, and duels at dawn. With their innocent curiosity about everything, the Moomins prove the perfect foil for the cynical, world-weary residents of the Riviera. [(W/A/CA) Tove Jansson]

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Image: Moomin Winter GN  - Drawn & Quarterly
Moomin Winter GN
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As the Moomins prepare to hibernate through what is going to be the worst winter yet, several unwelcome guests take advantage of the Moomins' generosity and keep the family awake throughout the long winter. Their quirky but needy guests prevent the Moomins from hibernating and the chaos only increases with the arrival of a little nibling determined to find out everyone's secrets. But everyone is ashamed of what the nibling has seen and is determined to keep their secret activities, well, a secret!

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Image: Moomin's Desert Island SC  - Drawn & Quarterly
Moomin's Desert Island SC
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The Moomins picnic with their ancestors, a pair of pirates, and, best of all, Mymble! Another classic Moomin story reworked in full color, with a kid-proof but kid-friendly size, price, and format. After a disastrous helicopter ride through a thunderstorm, the entire Moomin family is stranded on a desert island-the very island their ancestors came from! They make the best of it, hunting for their supper, exploring mysterious tunnels, and salvaging items from a wrecked pirate ship (including the Mymble!), but their ancestors don't let them live in peace and quiet for too long. Soon the whole island will have to deal with the explosive consequences of their ancestors' misbehavior. [(W/A/CA) Tove Jansson]

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Image: Moomin's Winter Follies SC  - Drawn & Quarterly
Moomin's Winter Follies SC
(Drawn & Quarterly)

Due to the resounding success of the hardcover Moomin comics by Tove Jansson and Lars Jansson, D+Q is re-releasing these classic comics in an all-new format. Available in an affordable kid-proof but kid-friendly flexicover, and in full-color for the first time, these books are slimmer versions of the hardcovers, with one story in each volume while previous editions collected four. In this volume Moomin wakes up one morning to find the pond frozen over, and rather than hibernate, the family decides to brave the winter weather. At first, their wintry adventure seems to be going swimmingly, until Mr. Brisk of the Great Outdoors Club takes over and forces everyone to embrace the winter sports, whether they want to or not. [(W/A/CA) Tove Jansson]

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Image: Moomin: Complete Tove Jansson Comic Strip Vol. 05 HC  - Drawn & Quarterly

(W/A) Tove Jansson Drawn & Quarterly's bestselling Moomin series has won the Harvey Award and been nominated for multiple Eisner Awards. This volume features the final strips drawn by Tove Jansson and written by her brother Lars for the London Evening News, before Lars took over both the art and writing. Discover the series that Neil Gaiman calls "A lost treasure now rediscovered; one of the sweetest, strangest comic strips ever drawn or written. A Surrealist masterpiece."

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Image: Moomin: Deluxe Anniversary Edition HC  - Drawn & Quarterly

A celebration of Tove Jansson's legacy, 100 years after her birth. Tove Jansson's Moomin stories made her one of the most beloved Scandinavian authors of the 20th-century. Jansson's whimsical tales of Moominvalley resonate with children for their light-hearted spirit, and with adults for their incisive commentary on the banality of everyday life. 2014 marks the centenary of her birth, and Jansson is being honored with events in Japan, Scandinavia, England, Germany, Russia, Australia, Italy, Spain, and France. Drawn & Quarterly is joining the festivities by releasing Moomin: The Deluxe Anniversary Edition, a slipcased, hardcover collection of the complete Tove Jansson-penned Moomin comic strip, replete with all of her most popular storylines and original pencil sketches. The volume celebrates the classic comics the world adores, and will feature essays about Tove's work on the Moomin strip.

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Image: Moomin: Moomin Builds a House SC  - Drawn & Quarterly

After Mymble's family comes to visit the Moomins, her littlest and most badly behaved sister, Little My, is left behind. She promises to behave if she is given Moomin's bedroom; Moomin, tired of being forced out of his room, decides to build a house where all the rooms will belong to him. With Little My helping out, things are sure to go awry, but in the end, Moomin's house-building misadventures teach him the value of a home. [(W/A/CA) Tove Jansson]

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Image: Moomin: Moomin Falls in Love SC  - Drawn & Quarterly

Moominvalley is flooded, so Snorkmaiden and Moomin head out to rescue anyone stranded in the deluge. They bring home Miss La Goona, the leading lady of the visiting circus, who turns out to be quite a demanding houseguest. Nonetheless, Moomin, having read a few too many romantic novels, falls head over heels in love with her, and chaos ensues. [(W/A/CA) Tove Jansson]

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Image: Moominmamma's Maid SC  - Drawn & Quarterly
Moominmamma's Maid SC
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A housekeeping and mother-craft expert named Mrs. Fillyjonk moves in next door to the Moomins. Seeing the state of the Moomin house, she takes action, shaming them into hiring a maid. When Misabel the maid arrives, it's immediately clear she needs a little cheering up, and since Mrs. Fillyjonk has mysteriously disappeared, the Moomins set about teaching her how to enjoy life. Life lessons and poignant reminders of the importance of simple pleasures abound in this classic tale from Tove Jansson.

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Image: Moomins and the Great Flood HC  - Drawn & Quarterly
Moomins and the Great Flood HC
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Moominmamma and Moomintroll need to find a home for the winter, someplace where sun is plentiful and safe from the dangers of the unknown. But before they can settle down, they must cross a dark and sinister forest and find their way through a flood of epic proportions, all the while hoping that they will find Moominpappa again. With beautiful black and white artwork interspersed throughout the text and curious, playful prose, you find yourself rooting for the Moomins and their quest to find Moominpappa and a place to call home.

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Image: Moominvalley Turns Jungle SC  - Drawn & Quarterly
Moominvalley Turns Jungle SC
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Moomin Turns Jungle is the second companion volume in D+Q's new Moomin full color paperback series. In this volume a crate filled with tropical seeds washes ashore, and when Moominmamma plants the seeds, a lush rainforest erupts in Moominvalley. When Stinky liberates some exotic animals from the zoo, chaos ensues, and the Moomins are forced to prove once and for all whether or not they're related to hippopotamuses. [(W/A/CA) Tove Jansson]

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Image: Who Will Comfort Toffle: A Tale of Moomin Valley HC  - Drawn & Quarterly

(W/A/C) Tove Jansson A Moomin mid-century classic, back in print! This is the timeless, magical tale of the wistful wallflower, Toffle, who is too shy to speak to anyone and too fearful of the world he is watching from afar. Lonely and sad, Toffle runs away from home and watches the magical cast of Moominvalley celebrate and enjoy life. This is the glorious reprinting of the classic children's book, complete with a loving translation by acclaimed British poet, Sophie Hannah.

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