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Author: JANSSON, TOVE; HART, KINGSLEY (TRANSLATOR).
Title: The Dangerous Journey.
Description: London Ernest Benn, 1978. 1st English ed. Hardback large quarto, pictorial board covers (tan cloth spine), very good condition, colour drawings, new endpapers, bottom corner rear cover bumped, minor edgewear, small sticker top corner title page. Unnum 28 pp. English translation of a Swedish-language Finnish children's picture book: "Den Farliga Resan" (Holger Schildts Forlag, Helsingfors, 1977). A little girl is transported with the help of magic glasses from a boring summer afternoon into an exciting world of mangrove swamps, volcanoes, and sea where birds fly upside down. Old friends from Moomin Valley - Hemulen, Sniff, Snufkin, Thingummy Bob - join her in her adventures. Moomin rescues them in his trusty striped balloon. An extension of the Moomin children's stories by the popular Swedish-Finnish novelist, who has received the Hans Christian Andersen award for children's literature. ISBN: 051000038X.
Keywords: children's literature, europe, finland, translation, collectible, collectable 051000038X
Price: AUD 80.00 = appr. US$ 55.35 Seller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
- Book number: 14810
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