Who Will Comfort Toffle


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Author Tove Jansson
Date 2010
Cover Hardcover
Dimensions 8.5" x 11", 24 pages
A Scandinavian Classic in Print
Written in 1960 by Tove Jansson, Who Will Comfort Toffle? is the timeless, magical tale of the wistful wallflower, Toffle-too shy to speak to anyone and too fearful of the world he is watching from afar. This endearing, introspective story will speak to readers of all ages-anyone who has ever needed a friend to pull them out of their shell.

Lonely and sad, Toffle runs away from home and watches the magical cast of Moomin Valley-Mymble, My, Snufkin, the merry whompses and the Fillyjonk-celebrate and enjoy life. His insecurity continues to only serve his isolation until he has the courage to overcome his fears by reaching out to another frightened introvert, the mesmerizing Miffle.

Age range: 9 to 12 years old

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