Cards

The card collection of the Finnish Institute for Children’s Literature is based mostly on the works of the illustrations collection. The collection includes different themes from Maija Karma, Camilla Mickwitz and Maija-Kaarina Nenonen. Modern illustrators’ collection includes illustrations from Katri Kirkkopelto, Mika Launis and Kristiina Louhi.

Camilla Mickwitz -cards (2021)

Illustrations by Camilla Mickwitz. price: 1,50 €/card, 10 cards: 10 €. Postage and handling costs will be added.

Cards by contemporary illustrators

Postcard, Illustration by Milla Paloniemi.
1. Illustration: Milla Paloniemi: Kettu ja minä. Sammakko 2009.
Postcard, Illustration by Sari Airola.
2. Illustration: Sari Airola. Sanna Isto, Eppu Nuotio, Sari Airola: Typy ja topakka tonttu. Bazar 2015.
Postcard, Illustration by Ilma-Sofia Kuismanen.
3. Illustration: Ilma-Sofia Kuismanen. Lotta Kujanpää, Ilma-Sofia Kuismanen: Kirjavan kissan luontoretki. Maahenki 2015.
Postacard, illustration by Henna Ryynänen.
4. Illustration: Henna Ryynänen: Jouluinen Myry. Tammi 2019.
Postcard, illustration by Markku Tanttu.
5. Illustration: Markku Tanttu: Marjasuon Talviparvi. 1985/2019.
Postcard, illustration by Noora Katto.
6. Illustration: Noora Katto. Anneli Kanto, Noora Katto: Paavo Virtanen ja tyttöjen tavarat. Karisto 2011.
Postcard, illustration by Ilona Partanen.
7. Illustration: Ilona Partanen: Minä olen Sykkyrämyyrä! Sammakko 2018.
Postcard, illustration by Annika Mannström.
8. Illustration: Annika Mannström: Antto urheilee / Anton idrottar. Schildts 2011

Kristiina Louhi’s illustrations

from the book trilogy Tyttö ja naakkapuu blaze with beautiful autumn and winter colours.

Price: 1 €/card, 6 cards 5 €. Postage and handling costs will be added.

Postcard, illustration by Kristiina Louhi.
1. Me puhuimme pilvistä.
Postcard, illustration by Kristiina Louhi.
2. Olen varma, että puutkin muistavat.
Postcard, illustration by Kristiina Louhi.
3. Jos menisi veteen kellumaan, virta kuljettaisi Norjaan.
Postcard, illustration by Kristiina Louhi.
4. Äiti on salaisuus.
Postcard, illustration by Kristiina Louhi.
5. Puut pidättävät hengistystä.
Postcard, illustration by Kristiina Louhi.
6. Sammalpeitto oli kiveä lämmittävä turkki.

Maija-Kaarina Nenonen’s illustrations

There are illustrations  from Martti Haavio’s books Prinsessa Sinisilmä ja Pässi Päkäpää, Onnentupa ja Tiina Tonttutyttö (WSOY Kultainen koti-series 1943).

Price: 1 €/card, 6 cards 5 €. Postage and handling costs will be added.

Postcard, illustration by Maija-Kaarina Nenonen.
1. Tiina
Postcard, illustration by Maija-Kaarina Nenonen.
2. Prinsessa Sinisilmä
Postcard, illustration by Maija-Kaarina Nenonen.
3. Onnentupa
Postcard, illustration by Maija-Kaarina Nenonen.
4. Sippurahäntä
Postcard, illustration by Maija-Kaarina Nenonen.
5. Piiri
Postcard, illustration by Maija-Kaarina Nenonen.
6. Tontut

Modern illustrators’ -card series

Nine Finnish children’s book illustrators have chosen a topic from their production to card series of the Finnish Institute of Children’s Literature. There are both topics of quickly changing events and peaceful events. The size of all cards is 16,5 x 12 cm.

The price is 1 €/card. €. Postage and handling costs will be added.

Virpi Talvitie

Virpi Talvitie

 

Christel Rönns

Christel Rönns

Markus Majaluoma

Markus Majaluoma

Marika Maijala

Marika Maijala

Kristiina Louhi

Kristiina Louhi

Jukka Lemmetty

Jukka Lemmetty

Mika Launis

Mika Launis

 

Camilla Mickwitz: 12 months

Monthly motifs from Mimosa’s syntymäpäiväkirja (birthday book 1986). 12 different post cards, the size of each is 140×140 mm.

Rice: 10 € the whole series (12 cards), individual cards 1 €/card. Postage and handling costs will be added.

Postcard: Camilla Mickwitz, January.
Camilla Mickwitz: January (sold out)
2. Camilla Mickwitz: February (sold out)
3. Camilla Mickwitz: March (sold out)
4. Camilla Mickwitz: April
5. Camilla Mickwitz: May
Postcard: Camilla Mickwitz:June
6. Camilla Mickwitz: June
Postcard: Camilla Mickwitz: July.
7. Camilla Mickwitz: July
Postcard: Camilla Mickwitz, August.
8. Camilla Mickwitz: August
Postcard: Camilla Mickwitz: September.
9. Camilla Mickwitz: September
Postcard: Camilla Mickwitz, October.
10. Camilla Mickwitz, October (sold out)
Postcard: Camilla Mickwitz, November.
11. Camilla Mickwitz, November
Postcard: Camilla Mickwitz, December.
12. Camilla Mickwitz, December

Maija Karma’s card series

The series consists of five works from the originals in the collection. The size of each is 14,5 x 10,5 cm.

Price: 2 € the whole series (5 cards), individual cards 1 €/card. Postage and handling costs will be added.

 

Karman prinsessa

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maija Karma’s Tonttu ja linnut –card

Not prior published picture motif from 1969. Karma’s greetings to her friends from the season form a little graphical brochure. Folded black-and white card with envelope. Christmas greetings in Finnish, Swedish and English.

Price: 2 € /card. Postage and handling costs will be added.

 

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Lumilyhty-card from Camilla Mickwitz

Camilla Mickwitz - kortit

 

 

The card is perfect for many winter occasions, not just for Christmas. The size of the card is 160 x 115 mm.

 

Price: 1 €/card. Postage and handling costs will be added.

 

Meidän pihan urheilijat- cards

 

The card series is based on the picture books  by Yrjö Jylhä and Rudolf Koivu. The card series includes 3 cards with multiple colours and two black-and-white cards.

 

Price: 0,10 €/card. Postage and handling costs will be added.

 

 

Koivu ja tähti –cards

 

The card series about the history of picture books. 4 different picture motifs: 3 cards in colours and 1 card black-and-white.

Price: Card with envelope: 1€/card, post card 0,50 €/card. Postage and handling costs will be added.

 

 

Tove-card

 

Tove

 

 

Pekka Vuori’s illustration of Tove Jansson. Folded card with envelope.

 

Price: 0,50 €/card. Postage and handling costs will be added.

 

 

 

Taikahuilu –cards

Taikahuilu2

 

Riitta Juvonen’s pictures from Tuulia Ahonen’s Taikahuilu-book.

Price: 0,10 €/card. Postage and handling costs will be added.

 

 

 

 

 

Korppi-card

 

 

 

The picture from Jyrki Vuori,  the poem from Juha Parkkinen, black-and-white.

Price: 0,20 €/card. Postage and handling costs will be added.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Keken kesälauluja pikku eläimistä –cards

 

 

 

Three cards with summer feeling  based on Eric O. W. Ehrström’s Gugus visor om de små små djuren / Keken kesälauluja pikku eläimistä (1923). In each card a poem is in Finnish/Swedish.

 

Price: Card with envelope: 0,50 €/card. Post card 0,20 €/card. Postage and handling costs will be added. Post cards only in Swedish