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Moomin and the Wishing Star

Moomin and the Wishing Star

Why a Booktrail?

A moomin finds a pebble…

  • ISBN: 978-0141359939
  • Genre: Childrens

What you need to know before your trail

When Moomintroll finds a beautiful shiny pebble, Snorkmaiden thinks it might be a star – and if it is a star, then Moomin can make a wish! But wishes are difficult things to get right, and while Moomin worries about what his wish will be, the star’s shine begins to fade.

Travel Guide

So, where is Moomin Valley?

Sadly fictional but clearly somewhere in Finland. The Moomins do like to live in Moomin Valley and not have humans visit so no where is really sure where Moomin Valley is. Moonmin World is the place you can go to that’s very close to the real thing (reliable information from a Moomin)

Who are the Moomins?

They are a family of white, round fairy tale characters with large snouts that make them look a bit like hippopotamuses. They live in their house in Moominvalley, though in the past, the’ve live in a few places such as a lighthouse and a theatre. They’re one of the most sociable and adventurous families around!

There are a few places where you can go to feel close to the Moomins – and you may even see one if you’re lucky. Although they are very shy around humans.


Moomin World is a theme park based on the Moomin books, located on the island of Kailo next to the old town of Naantali, in Southwest Finland.

Tampere Art Museum

There’s a series of cafes and shops, at airports and in towns and cities, so you can always eat and shop with things connected to Moomins.

And if you’re ever in Japan:

MoominValley Park in Hanno, Saitama, Japan will open on 16th March 2019!

Booktrail Boarding Pass: Moomin and the Wishing Star

Destination : Finland, “Moominvalley” Author/Guide: Tove Jansson  Departure Time: Moomin Time

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