Everyone knows the Moomins sleep through the winter. But this year, Moomintroll has woken up early. So while the rest of the family slumber, he decides to visit his favorite summer haunts. But all he finds is this strange white stuff. Even the sun is gone! Moomintroll is angry: whoever Winter is,... show more
Everyone knows the Moomins sleep through the winter. But this year, Moomintroll has woken up early. So while the rest of the family slumber, he decides to visit his favorite summer haunts. But all he finds is this strange white stuff. Even the sun is gone! Moomintroll is angry: whoever Winter is, she has some nerve. Determined to discover the truth about this most mysterious of all seasons, Moomintroll goes where no Moomin has gone before.
Publish date: August 31st 2010
Publisher: Square Fish
Pages no: 160
Edition language: English
I love the Moomins. And I love this book. It's not only because I love winter, but the way Moomins experiences winter for the first time. I really the way Tove Jansson describes the difficulties Moomin faces in this new and strange world, the way he learns to deal with and face his fears and the hop...
I ran across this book and I supposed that the Gods were telling me to read it again. It is generally considered one of the best Moomin books, although I would only rank it myself somewhere in the middle. However, as I think Tove Jansson is a genius that means that the book is still an excellent b...
Lyrical, philosophical, beautiful. I have re-read this book aloud to my boys almost every winter since the oldest was 4. This book never fails to capture the mood of winter and is a beautiful parable about accepting life as it is and not as you want it to be. What makes this book really stand out ar...
This book has the best footnotes.A displaced hedgehog is a hedgehog that has been removed from its home against its will and not even had time to pack its toothbrush.And a bit later on, when we are so sad because squirrel is dead, the most comforting footnote I've ever read:In case the reader feels ...
Muminki przeważnie zasypiają w październiku i tak śpią aż do końca zimy.Wówczas życie toczy się dalej.Jednak w tej części wyjątkowo obudzili się w zimie.Muminek jako pierwszy budzi się w zimie.Nie może zasnąć.Wychodzi z ciepłego, przytulnego domku przez klapę w dachu i spotyka zimę, śnieg i wiele ni...
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