• Tales from Moominvalley

  • By: Tove Jansson
  • Narrated by: Hugh Dennis
  • Length: 3 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Release date: 03-15-12
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • 4.0 (2 ratings)

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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, Tales from Moominvalley, read with warmth (and some lively character voices) by the comedian Hugh Dennis. If you found a tiny golden dragon with green paws, would you know what to do with it? Well, Moomintroll thinks he knows what to do. But when he takes his new-found pet home, things don't quite work out as planned! Here is a delightful collection of stories in which Moomintroll meets some new characters such as the Fillyjonk and the Hattifatteners, as well as sharing adventures with old friends, namely Snufkin and Little My.
©1973 Tove Jansson (P)2012 Penguin Books Ltd
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Critic Reviews

“The Moomin books make for both splendid bedtime read-alouds and solitary savoring.” ( Wall Street Journal)
“A lost treasure now rediscovered . . . A surrealist masterpiece.” (Neil Gaiman)
“Jansson was a genius of a very subtle kind. These simple stories resonate with profound and complex emotions that are like nothing else in literature for children or adults: intensely Nordic, and completely universal." (Philip Pullman)
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By Charlotte Jones on 01-11-17

Voices

I didn't like the voices of Little My and Sniff - too screechy and hurt my ears.

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By Chris van Straten on 11-25-16

Moomin

Love the moomins, but did not like the narrator and the overly dramatized rendition. Sadly disappointed, think Kate Winslet might perform a better version of these classics.

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