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Moominland Midwinter (Moomintrolls)by Tove Jansson
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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.
The Moomins sleep through the winter, but this year, Moomintroll wakes up early. Now he's wondering why this season he's never seen has made everything so different. Illustrations.
Everyone knows that the Moomins sleep through the winter, but this year Moomintroll discovers that winter is worth waking up for after all.
About the Author
TOVE JANSSON grew up in Helsinki, Finland. She is the author of nine novels and four original picture books about the Moomintrolls which have been translated into 34 languages. Her work garnered numerous awards, including the Selma Lagerlof Award and the Hans Christian Anderson Children's Book Medal. Jansson died in 2001 at the age of eighty-six.
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