About the Author
Pertti A Pietarinen was born in Finland. He studied mathematics and computer sciences at the University in Helsinki, Finland. For thirty-eight years he worked globally in IT, games and mobile communications business, mostly in Finland, U.S.A and Japan. During his business career he always had a dream to write books. This dream came into reality late 2010 when his first book was published. Pertti’s first children’s books were published in 2014 and his main project has been the book series Lucy The Cat. Lucy The Cat is a Sacred Birman Cat and in this book series she tells about her busy and funny life with beautiful pictures and Lucy’s own words. So far 6 volumes have been published and the story continues. These books are available in English, Finnish and as bilingual Japanese – English. The volumes are: • Lucy The Cat • Lucy The Cat: Little Brother • Lucy The Cat Play With Me • Lucy The Cat and Little Sisters • Lucy The Cat Christmas • Lucy The Cat Sushi Time Another projects is inspirational Christian picture book series God’s Children. The first volume is God’s Children and second volume Kingdom Of God will be published during summer 2016. Pertti’s fascinating, illustrated fairy tale book "Kissa Kiiskinen sankarina ja muita satuja" was published in March, 2014. So far it is available only in Finnish, but hopefully some day translated also in English. His 3 first books, published in 2010-2012, belong to Christian genre and are available only in Finnish. As an author his main influences are classical writers like Leo Tolstoy, F. Dostoyevsky and Jane Austin, but he loves also J. K. Rowling, and The Holy Bible always influences him. Pertti’s main sources of inspiration are his 4 lovely grand children, 2 boys and 2 girls, and the charming, cute Sacred Birman cat. You guessed, she is Lucy The Cat. And of course the world events have their impact in life and sometimes also in writing. Pertti’s favorite hobbies are music, reading, movies, photography and traveling.