Moominsummer Madness by Tove Jansson was released originally in Swedish in 1954. The book leads the reader on a journey to the flooded Moominvalley and the magical world of theatre. So far, the book has been released in over 50 languages. This Special Collectors’ Edition by Sort Of Books has been restored to its original design.

Floating teacups, a prison break and a theatre cast adrift… it’s Moominsummer Madness!

The Moomins, in case you didn’t know, are kind, philosophical creatures with velvety fur and smooth round snouts, who live in a tall blue house in a beautiful woodland valley beside the sea.

One summer a grumbling volcano causes Moominvalley to flood, forcing the Moomins to leave their beloved home and find refuge on a floating theatre.  When this casts adrift, leaving Moomin, the Snorkmaiden and Little My marooned on land, Moominsummer Madness ensues. 

Will they all be reunited before the final curtain?

Moominsummer Madness

Sort Of Books

15.00 €


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Tove Jansson
Original work
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