Club Life in Moomin Valley – Tove Jansson

51tnnzyshql          Club Life in Moomin Valley – Tove Jansson, Drawn & Quarterly, (9781770462434), 2016.

Format: Paperback graphic novel

Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4

Genre: Fantasy

What did you like about the book? Papa has joined the club, Knights of the Catapult, a club for Rebel Fathers. Mama is not allowed to join. Moominmamma unwittingly joins a club that is really a gang of robbers. Her son goes with her. Poor Moominmamma does not know what to do, as she wants to be in the club but does not want to steal.

Anything you didn’t like about it? Nothing

To whom would you recommend this book? Give this to Moomin fans.

Who should buy this book? Public and elementary school libraries.

Where would you shelve it? Graphic novels/comic books

Should we (librarians) put this on the top of our “to read” piles? If you are a Moomin fan, then yes.

Reviewer’s Name, Library (or school), City: Katrina Yurenka, Moderator, Youth Services Book Review

Date of review: 12/10/2016

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