The Well of Being: A Children's Picture Book for Adults

Author(s): Jean-Pierre Weill


The Well of Being is an enchanting illustrated enquiry into the pursuit of happiness, and what it means to be radically alive in our daily moments. A pictorial narrative, it tells the story of a man as he searches for the well-being he longs for and dimly remembers yet no longer believes in. Weill peers into the depths of the human experience and the meaning of existence and concludes with a unique retelling of the puzzle we call growing up, offering a refreshing, simple and empowering way to rethink it.


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An enchanting picture book for adults

Everyone should read this book - it's a mind changer -- Daniel Goleman bestselling author of Emotional Intelligence The Well of Being is a beautifully rendered reminder of what is important Ram Dass A beautifully crafted, uplifting meditation on the inner, personal dimensions of hope Kirkus The Well of Being is a rapturous amazement. I think it is a Psalm Cynthia Ozick

Jean-Pierre was born in Paris and raised in New York. He attended St. John's College, in Annapolis, MD (1972- 1976) before joining Spoken Arts, Inc., a pioneering family recording company, dedicated to producing an audio library of the leading English language writers and poets of the 20th Century reading from their own works. While dabbling in the visual arts, Weill created a uniquely expressive mode of painting and drawing in 3-dimensional space and his work has sold throughout the US, Europe and Japan. He lives in Baltimore with his wife, Rachel Rotenberg, a sculptor. They have five children.

General Fields

  • : 9781509809288
  • : Pan Macmillan
  • : Bluebird
  • : November 2015
  • : 246mm X 189mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : November 2015
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 158.1
  • : 216
  • : Jean-Pierre Weill
  • : Hardback
  • : Main Market Ed.