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The Curious Explorer’s Guide to the Moominhouse

The Curious Explorer’s Guide to the Moominhouse

Why a Booktrail?

Welcome to the Moominhouse. Are you ready to step inside?

  • ISBN: 978-0141367842
  • Genre: Childrens

What you need to know before your trail

Welcome to the Moominhouse! Full of secrets and extraordinary creatures, the curious explorer is rewarded by magical discoveries…

Little My is looking for her friend Moomintroll – where can he be? Help her as she searches through the Moominhouse from the cellar to the rooftop, and meet the most magical characters along the way.

A beautiful and intricate peep-inside book based on the original stories and artwork of Tove Jansson.

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: The Curious Explorer’s Guide to the Moominhouse

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

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