Tove Jansson

The Summer Book


Main Details
Author Tove Jansson
Author photo/portrait Alf Lidman
Cover/Jacket Design by Peter Dyer
Foreword by Esther Freud
Translated by Thomas Teal
Publisher Sort Of Books
Distributed by/Director of Distribution The Penguin Group*
Copyright Holder Tove Jansson
Copyright Holder (Translation) Random House, Inc.
Copyright Holder (Foreword/Preface) Esther Freud
Copyright Holder (Photos) Per Olov Jansson
Copyright Holder (Photos) Margareta Strömstedt
Copyright Holder (Photos) Alf Lidman
Copyright Holder (Photos) Göran Algård
Printed by Legoprint*
Identifying Codes
ISBN 0-9542217-1-0
Barcode 9 780954 221713
Price £6.99
Format Paperback
Page Count 172 pages
Font Goudy and GillSans
Language English
Original Language Swedish
Original Title Sommerboken
Notes Copyright © 1972 by Tove Jansson
English translation by Thomas Teal © 1974 by random House, Inc.
Foreword © Esther Freud 2003

Published in 2003 by Sort Of Books
Reprinted 2003 (five times)

Distributed by the Penguin Group in all territories excluding the United States and Canada

Typeset in Goudy and GillSans to a design by Henry Iles

Cover photos:
Tove and Lars Jansson's island and house © Per Olov Jansson
Signe Hammarsten and Sophia Jansson © Margareta Strömstedt
Author portrait © Alf Lidman

Inside cover photos:
Summer island landscape © Per Olov Jansson
Tove Jansson with telescope © Göran Algård


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