Little Wave and Old Swell recounts a journey across the sea made by impetuous Little Wave and his sage teacher, Old Swell. Their allegorical adventure points young and old readers toward the enduring questions: Where did I come from? What is the nature of life? What happens when I die?Old Swell's lessons remind us to stop amidst the rush and clamor of life, calm ourselves, and look within. Little ...
File Size: 5980 KB
Print Length: 97 pages
Page Numbers Source ISBN: 1582701415
Publisher: Aladdin/Beyond Words (June 19, 2007)
Publication Date: June 5, 2007
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The story of Little Wave and Old Swell is a wonderful fable, however, the more esoteric aspects of this story are amazing. Ballard has taken a part of our earthly existence, the lack of understanding of our life journey and where we are bound at the...
dventures show us how our noisy, competitive lives can distract us from life's important questions. The book's mantra Don't hurry; don't stop suggests the pace of a long ocean swell as an alternative to today's frenetic tempo.Written with uncomplicated charm by Jim Ballard -- including original oil paintings by Catherine M. Elliott and a foreword by bestselling author, Ken Blanchard -- this timeless tale is certain to take its place with other classic and engaging parables such as The Little Prince and Jonathan Livingston Seagull.