Pertti Pietarinen - 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.

Since 2014 Pertti's main project has been Children’s books. Main thing has been the charming and engaging picture book series “Lucy The Cat”. So far eight volumes have been published. The most recent ones are volume 8 “Lucy The Cat in Tokyo” and Volume 7 "Lucy The Cat Beauty And The Feast". Earlier books are "Lucy The Cat Sushi Time", "Lucy The Cat Beauty And The Feast", "Lucy The Cat Christmas", "Lucy The Cat And Little Kittens", “Lucy The Cat Play With Me”, “Lucy The Cat: Little Brother” and “Lucy The Cat”.

These books are available also as bilingual Japanese – English version and in Finnish, too. Japanese Books are: “Lucy The Cat In Tokyo Bilingual Japanese - English”, "Lucy The Cat Beauty And The Feast Bilingual Japanese - English", "Lucy The Cat Sushi Time Bilingual Japanese - English", "Lucy The Cat Christmas Bilingual Japanese – English", "Lucy The Cat and Little Kittens Bilingual Japanese – English", "Lucy The Cat Play With Me Bilingual Japanese – English", "Lucy The Cat And Little Brother Bilingual Japanese – English", "Lucy The Cat Bilingual Japanese – English.

The Finnish versions are called: "Lucy-Kissan hurmaava sushihetki, "Lucy-Kissan Joulu", "Lucy-Kissa Ja Pikku Sisarukset", "Lucy-Kissa Leiki Kanssani", "Lucy-Kissa Ja Pikkuveli", "Lucy-Kissa, Lucy The Cat".

Lucy The Catseries will continue and new volumes are planned for 2018.

“God’s Children” the inspirational Children’s picture book was published in 2014. The second volume "Kingdom Of God" was published in 2016.

Pertti’s fascinating, illustrated fairy tale book "Kissa Kiiskinen sankarina ja muita satuja" was also published 2014. So far it is available only in Finnish, but hopefully some day it will be translated also in English.

His Christian books first, published in 2010-2017, are: "Armon leipää riihirukiista", "Armonkerjäläinen rusinapullakristittyjen maassa" and prayerbooks "Tapahtukoon Tahtosi" and "Matkamiehen rukouskirja".

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.