Children’s Book of the Week: Moomin and the Wishing Star by Tove Jansson

Our children’s book of the week is part of the world-famous Moomins series.  Adults and children alike find things to love in the quirky characters.  Here are five things to do, inspired by the story.

  1. How to draw Moomins

Jim McGee shows you how to recreate Tove Jansson’s drawings of Moominvalley characters.

2. How to make an origami star

Moomin finds a special pebble, but is it really a star?  Create your own star with this origami tutorial. 

3. Twig stars

Here is a different way to make a star, this time out of twigs.

4. Moomin storytime with Sophia Jansson

Discover another classic tale from Moominvalley, read by Sophia Jansson, the author’s niece. 

5. How to draw Moomin

To finish up, we found another quick drawing tutorial featuring Moomin.


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