To honour author and artist Tove Jansson's birth 100 years ago, The Finnish Post has launch on Jan 2014 two stamps designed by Klaus Welp. Here young Tove is in the her favourite archipelago. The campaign is called TOVE
Tove ----- In 70 year old Tove Jansson painted her last monumental work for the Taikurin hattu (Hobgoblin’s hat) kindergarten in Pori, Finland. Three-part mural presents Moominvalley in spring, summer and autumn.
Tove Jansson’s first ever Moomin book ‘The Moomins and the Great Flood’. Tove Jansson began writing the book in War had broken out, and the 25 year old Finnish writer was thinking about a different world, one not shot through with fear and hatred.