The first Moomin book ‘The Great Flood’ was published in Finland in 1945 and was written and illustrated by Tove Jansson. The books have now been translated into over 40 languages and have been adapted for Television, Film, Opera and Radio. The Moons are a family of trolls who are white and roundish, with large snouts. They are carefree and adventurous and they live in their house in Moominvalley. They love the sea and go on many adventures with their various friends.