Tove Jansson's »Alice« pics: Chapter Vignette (p. 25)


Vignette to chapter 3: "A caucus-race and a long tale". This chapter has Alice and a bunch of animals running around in a 'caucus-race' to get dry. The armadillo on this picture is Tove Jansson's invention.

[Jan. 2009] J. Weiss points out that it's no armadillo, but one of its primeval ancestors, named glyptodont:

(picture from

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