Big Blue Forever

Big Blue Forever : The Story of Canada's Largest Blue Whale Skeleton

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Big Blue Forever is inspired by the true story of how a blue whale skeleton found on a remote beach in PEI was shipped cross country and reassembled for permanent display at the Beaty Biodiversity Museum. This unique Canadian adventure story is complemented with intriguing facts about blue whales and their environment, and the fascinating process that museums go through to uncover, prepare, and reassemble skeletons for display and study.
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Product details

  • 9-12
  • Hardback | 76 pages
  • 209 x 253 x 12mm | 522g
  • United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0889955425
  • 9780889955424
  • 1,689,871

About Anita Miettunen

Anita Miettunen is a writer and illustrator who loves exploring the natural world. She has previously worked for Environment Canada and currently coordinates a program supporting early-career research scientists addressing pressing biodiversity issues across Canada. She also volunteers at the Beaty Biodiversity Museum in Vancouver where over 100,000 visitors have seen Big Blue's skeleton since 2010. Anita has traveled worldwide, often on her bicycle and has lived in Vancouver, Toronto, Ottawa, England, Finland, and Japan. She currently lives in Vancouver, close to the ocean, in a little white house under a giant fir tree.
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