• Anita Miettunen writes and illustrates in Vancouver BC, where she recently completed her MA in Children’s Literature at the University of British Columbia. She’s previously worked in environmental regulatory science for the federal government. Her children’s book, Big Blue Forever, is inspired by the true story of how a blue whale skeleton, buried for over twenty years in PEI, was shipped cross country and reassembled for permanent display at the Beaty Biodiversity Museum in Vancouver. You can follow Anita on Twitter (@anitamiettunen) and through Facebook (@anitamiettunenauthor).


  • My first children’s picture book, Big Blue Forever, was published in 2017 with Red Deer Press. This is a non-fiction photo-based book about Canada’s largest blue whale skeleton!

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