THE GOLDEN BALL
The boy in the sky was very happy up there, until he lost his golden ball. And so, he headed down to earth to live like a human being. During two years the boy grew up beside his parents. But one day, he found his golden ball and returned to the sky.
This tale is about the process of birth, of living your own childhood in the right moment and death as part of life. It can be told in each birthday obviating the chapter about death. And when a close person to the child dies, that person’s life can have its place in this book.
Author: Kristien Dieltiens is a recognized Flemish writer and illustrator. This book was born thanks to Ernest, David, Jacob, Christophe, Tine and many others; whom barefooted found their golden ball, while jumping upon soft moss, surrounded by flowers that smelt of heaven…