Is Moomin owned by Disney?
The Jansson family has kept the rights of Moomins and controlled the Moomin Boom. The artistic control is now in the hands of Lars Jansson’s daughter, Sophia Jansson-Zambra. Wanting to keep the control over Moomins, the family has turned down offers from the Walt Disney Company.
Why is Moomin called Moomintroll?
Her uncle also told her that these creatures lived behind the tile stove. Moomintroll was uncle Einar’s and Tove’s mutual joke, scary folklore creatures, that make themselves known through unpleasant sighs. In her journals, Tove used the name Moomintroll to describe things that felt dreadful or ghostlike.
Is Moomin Swedish or Finnish?
The Moomin Family
The Moomins are the central characters in a series of books and a comic strip by Swedish-Finn illustrator and writer Tove Jansson, originally published in Swedish in Finland. They are a family of trolls who are white and roundish, with large snouts.