Finn Family Moomintroll

  • by Tove Jansson
  • Narrated by Hugh Dennis
  • 3 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

If you haven't met a Moomin yet, you're in for the most magical fun! The unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of Tove Jansson's endearing classic, Finn Family Moomintroll, read with warmth (and some lively character voices) by the comedian Hugh Dennis. Moomintroll is cheerful and chubby and lives in the magical Moominvalley with his mother, Moominmamma, his father, Moominpappa and all of their friends. Throughout the winter the Moomins hibernate, but before they go to sleep they fill their tummies full of pineneedles. In spring they wake up, ready for their fun-filled summer adventures. This is the story in which Moomintroll finds a big hat - a magical Hobgoblin hat, no less…

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What the Critics Say

"Beautiful words...Tove Jansson is a genius - Jenny Downham, author of Before I Die." (Books for Keeps)
"They seem to grow in wisdom and delight every time I read them." (Philip Pullman)
“The Moomin books make for both splendid bedtime read-alouds and solitary savoring.” (Wall Street Journal)

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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

As wonderful a story as it was when I was a kid

Really enjoyed listening to this with my children, they were as enthralled as I was back then, truelly marvellous.
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- BANE

A happy retreat to the valley of the moomins

I love this book. It takes me back to my childhood and feels like a tonic.
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- Erin

Book Details

  • Release Date: 15-03-2012
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd