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The Exploits of Moominpappa

Narrated by: Hugh Dennis
Length: 3 hrs and 12 mins
Categories: Children, Ages 8-10
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If you haven't met a Moomin yet, you're in for the most magical fun! The unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of Tove Jansson's endearing classic, The Exploits of Moominpappa, read with warmth (and some lively character voices) by the comedian Hugh Dennis. 'I decided to run away. There simply wasn't anything else to do.' Here at last is Moominpappa's promised life story - from the days when he was abandoned in a newspaper parcel on the doorstep of a Moomin orphanage, to when he ran away to see the world and was lucky enough to meet Moominmamma.

©1982 Tove Jansson (P)2012 Penguin Books Ltd

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"They seem to grow in wisdom and delight every time I read them." (Philip Pullman)
"I have long been a passionate Moomin appreciator." (Lauren Child)

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A lovely story brilliantly narrated.

I enjoyed every moment and look forward to listening to others in the series. Brilliant!