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Reads tagged with “Tove Jansson”

Control, Surrender and the Paradox of Self-Transcendence: Wisdom from a Vintage Scandinavian Children’s Book
Control, Surrender and the Paradox of Self-Transcendence: Wisdom from a Vintage Scandinavian Children’s Book

“It’s a pity that exciting things always stop happening when you’re not afraid of them anymore and would like to have a little fun.”

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Too-ticky’s Guide to Life: Wisdom on Uncertainty, Presence, and Self-Reliance from Beloved Children’s Book Author Tove Jansson
Too-ticky’s Guide to Life: Wisdom on Uncertainty, Presence, and Self-Reliance from Beloved Children’s Book Author Tove Jansson

“All things are so very uncertain, and that’s exactly what makes me feel reassured.”

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Vintage Illustrations for Tolkien’s <em>The Hobbit</em> from Around the World
Vintage Illustrations for Tolkien’s The Hobbit from Around the World

A visual voyage there and back again.

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The Moomin Guide to Identity and Belonging: Tove Jansson’s Vintage Philosophical Comics on Why We Join Groups and Seek Community
The Moomin Guide to Identity and Belonging: Tove Jansson’s Vintage Philosophical Comics on Why We Join Groups and Seek Community

“It’s rather difficult, when one has MANY friends, to show loyalty to them all at the same time…”

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Tove Jansson’s Rare Vintage Illustrations for Alice in Wonderland
Tove Jansson’s Rare Vintage Illustrations for Alice in Wonderland

Down the rabbit-hole, Moomin-style.

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A Picture-Book Like No Other
A Picture-Book Like No Other

The gloriously illustrated story of an errand turned adventure turned existential parable.

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