La vita di operosità e divertimento dei Mumin viene sconvolta dall'arrivo di una cometa che potrebbe incenerire la tranquilla zona ai margini del bosco. La comitiva si allarma, si mette alla ricerca di notizie scientificamente inconfutabili organizzando una spedizione all'Osservatorio. Si rifugia in una grotta profonda, in attesa dell'infausto evento, ma alla fine tutto si risolverà nel migliore dei modi e il sole tornerà a splendere, non più offuscato dalla nebulosità della cometa. Età di lettura: da 7 anni.
- ISBN: 8877822600
- Casa Editrice: Salani
- Pagine: 168
- Data di uscita: 14-06-2002
[Note: Rating increased from 3 to 4 stars after reading the first moomin book, The Moomins and the Great Flood .] Moomintroll’s quiet life is upended when foreboding images of a star with a tail send him journeying to speak with the Professors at the Observatory. Meeting new friends along the way and Leggi tutto
Moomin and Sniff explore a path which leads to the beach, they play, look at nature and find a cave, but they feel uneasy as they start to notice patterns carved into trees and objects, even seagulls arranged into the shape of a star with a tail. Moomin and Sniff set off on a journey to the observat Leggi tutto
This review has been revised and can now be found at Expendable Mudge Muses Aloud .
How can it be that, unlike in the United Kingdom and the rest of Europe, the Moomin sagas never caught on in the United States? Finnish author Tove Jansson 's tales of the white, hippo-like Moomintroll and his parents, Moominmamma and Moominpappa, would delight children and parents alike, the latter Leggi tutto
REVIEW OF THE 1970 GERMAN TRANSLATION BY VIVICA AND KURT BANDLER This here (and unfortunately also extremely rare and generally rather massively expensive if indeed even available used online) Ravensburger Taschenbücher German language translation of Tove Jansson's Komet im Mumintal (which Swedish la Leggi tutto
A beautiful, ironic parody of the Armageddon -style killer meteorite movie, written before any of them existed. There are so many brilliant little details. I particularly loved the out-of-touch astronomers at the observatory, who have calculated exactly when the comet will strike ("possibly four seco Leggi tutto
Just revisited this book for the first time in a long while by reading it aloud to my 6 year-old. Two main thoughts: 1. I love Tove Jansson. She always writes with a slightly off-beat charm (one of my favorite bits in this book is the title of the butterfly collecting Hemulin's book, Moths of the Ea Leggi tutto
Many years ago I was in hospital with a suspected fractured skull (turned out to be just a bad concussion) and this book was in the hospital book shop. I was not in the mood for anything heavy, for obvious reasons, so I read this, which was my first encounter with the Moomins in book form. I had fon Leggi tutto
Re-read 02.04.2020 No change in rating. 15.06.2014 Like so many Finnish children of a certain generation, I grew up watching the Moomins tv-series (there are still reruns every once in a while, and the magic has never faded) and visited Moomin World . Now, to honor Tove Jansson's centenary, I started a Leggi tutto
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