Online Event – Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of The Summer Book

A special, online event with Tove Jansson’s niece, Sophia Jansson, who was the inspiration for the character of ‘Sophia’ in The Summer Book.

Join Sophia in conversation with Sevenoaks Bookshop owner, Fleur Sinclair to celebrate this beloved classic.

The Summer Book by Tove Jansson

Thursday 1 September, 7pm

You will be sent a zoom link to this event the night before if you buy one of Tove Jansson’s adult books from our shop, website, or from