Meet The Moomins
Past a gently flowing stream, in the shadow of the Lonely Mountains there is a curious round, blue house, the Moominhouse, home to some of the best-loved characters in children’s literature. Here you’ll meet the Moomin family: adventurous philosopher Moominpappa, wise and thoughtful matriarch Moominmamma, lovable, friendly Moomintroll as well as the smallest (and fiercest) member of the Moomin household, adopted daughter Little My and a host of friends and visitors who make up the wonderful world of the Moomins.
Created by Swedish-speaking Finnish author and illustrator Tove Jansson, the Moomins have been enchanting readers around the world since the first Moomin story, Moomins and the Great Flood, appeared in 1945. Now her stories are amongst the best-loved in the world, celebrating themes of love, tolerance and equality mixed with a good dose of common sense.
Explore our range of Moomin books, games and gifts here and get lost in the wonderful world of the Moomins.
The Moomins, Waterstones and Oxfam
We're proud to be part of a unique collaboration between The Moomins, Oxfam and Waterstones, creating a book to change lives, The Invisible Child. This collectable edition contains two of Tove Jansson’s best loved Moomin stories with a specially commissioned Moomin gallery, compliled by bestselling children’s author Philip Ardagh. A truly beautiful volume, it will raise money for projects that fight inequality and help women and girls everywhere escape from poverty, abuse and neglect.
Available exclusively through Waterstones, Oxfam and the Moomins, all £4.99 donated to Oxfam of The Invisible Child sold will support more women and girls around the world to use their voice and fulfil their potential.
Moomin Gift BooksBeautiful illustrated hardbacks and collectable editions to keep and treasure
Moomin Stories in Paperback
The Original Moomin Comic Book CollectionReproductions of the original Moomin comic books, illustrated by Tove Jansson, in a classic collectable ten-volume set.
My First Moomin BookBoard books and picture book stories for miniature moomins everywhere
Moomin Activity BooksCreate your own Moomin world with sticker, colouring and activity books.
Moomin Toys, Gifts, Stationery and MoreFrom Moominhouse puzzles to beautifully illustrated stationery, calendars and diaries, explore our full range of Moomin gifts here.