Sirke Happonen

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Education information

PhD in literature, University of Helsinki (topic of doctoral dissertation: Tove Jansson's Moomin books and illustrations)

Docent in literature, University of Helsinki


Master of Education, primary school education (University of Helsinki)


Description of research and teaching

Children's literature

Illustration (pictures and words)

Literature and drama

Children's literature in education

Arts in education


Fields of Science

  • 6122 Literature studies
  • children's literature
  • Picture books
  • Moomin books
  • Moomin comics
  • Tove Jansson
  • 6132 Visual arts and design
  • Illustration
  • Picture books
  • Tove Jansson
  • Moomin books
  • Moomin comics
  • Word and image studies
  • 6131 Theatre, dance, music, other performing arts
  • Dance and literature
  • dance
  • 516 Educational sciences
  • Literature in education
  • Art education

International and National Collaboration

Publications and projects within past five years.