Making Waves ~ How I fought off sharks to swim with dolphins
By Jason Bawden-Smith
This is a fascinating book about how to bring the dolphin way of living into the hardened world of business. The author is a successful business man who is not afraid to make waves and change the system. His mantra is “purposeful play leads to prosperity in business and in life”. Business may be a serious matter but to be a success it has to be fun. Jason is a great story teller and even if you are not an entrepreneur there are many valuable life lessons in this book, many of which he learned while swimming with dolphins.
Fluke ~ Or, I Know Why the Winged Whale Sings
By Christopher Moore
This novel is witty, irreverent, fascinating, puzzling, and surprising. Just why do humpback whales sing? That's the question that has marine behavioral biologist Nate Quinn and his crew poking, charting, recording, and photographing very big, wet, gray marine mammals. Until the extraordinary day when a whale lifts its tail into the air to display a cryptic message spelled out in foot-high letters: Bite me.
Dolphins and Their Power to Heal
By Amanda Cochrane & Karen Callen
Since ancient times dolphins have been known to uplift and inspire human beings through empathetic interaction. Cochrane and Callen review the myths, legends, and history of dolphins as well as current research, showing how close contact with these graceful mammals can trigger our inherent healing powers.
Dolphin Healing ~ The extraordinary power and magic of dolphins to heal and transform our lives
By Horace Dobbs
Internationally renowned dolphin expert Dr Horace Dobbs tells the incredible story of over two decades' work with dolphins and reveals new research that shows how dolphins can inspire us not only with their beauty and intelligence; they can also heal us physically and emotionally.
War of the Whales ~ A True Story
By Joshua Horwitz
War of the Whales is the “gripping detective tale” of a crusading attorney, who stumbles on one of the US Navy’s best-kept secrets: a submarine detection system that floods entire ocean basins with high-intensity sound—and drives whales onto beaches. As a legal fight to expose and challenge the Navy program is launched, marine biologist Ken Balcomb witnesses a mysterious mass stranding of whales near his research station in the Bahamas.
Swimming with Orca ~ My Life with New Zealand's Killer Whales
By Dr. Ingrid N. Visser
The inspiring stories of Dr Ingrid Visser's encounters with orca. Called orca by some and killer whales by others, these mysterious animals have become part of Ingrid's life. She has got to know many orca by sight and calls them her friends. Her experiences with orca challenge their fearsome reputation: she gets into the water with them, watches them hunt, and communicates in any way she can.
Bubbles and Billy Sandwalker
By Cyndie Lepori
Billy, a ten year old, and an only child, spends a lot of time walking along the beach. One day Billy is greeted by a dolphin named Bubbles. His adventures with Bubbles and other characters, change how he views himself and his place in the world. This amazingly positive story has no bad guys, and leads you into a beautiful experience of the dolphins and who they really are, as well as mermaids, and other magical beings.
In the Presence of High Beings ~ What the Dolphins Want You to Know
By Bobbie Sandoz-Merrill
This book chronicles well established author, columnist and counseling consultant Bobbie Sandoz-Merrill’s decade of remarkable experiences while swimming with a pod of wild dolphins off the shores of her Hawaiian home. It also contains valuable guidelines for swimming with dolphins and whales in the wild. Come converse with these high beings in the pages of this book. Join them in their spinning dance to God.
Deep Voices ~ The Wisdom of Whales and Dolphin Tales
By Jason Cressey, PHD
Why do we love dolphins and whales? This groundbreaking book examines ancient mythology and sacred rituals to better understand our marine cousins, the natural world – and each other.
Dolphins into the Future ~ Interdimensional Ways of Living
By Joan Ocean
This is the continuing story of a relationship that Joan Ocean has developed with a pod of 200 Hawaiian Spinner dolphins. Living with them for ten years and experiencing their births, their games, their mating, healing and communicative sounds, Joan learns the secrets of entering dolphin consciousness and traversing multiple realms.
Whale and Dolphin Wisdom Retreats
Whale Wisdom Dolphin Joy ~ Ascension Teachings from the Cetaceans
By June Sananjaleen Hughes
These joyfuland profound transmissions from the Brotherhood of Cetaceans, (whales, dolphinsand other sea creatures), were received telepathically in a deep meditative state. They address philosophical and emotional topics for all on a spiritual ~or any other path, offering words of encouragement and new perspectives, from their own perception of beneficial and thought‑provoking information.
Speak Dolphin ~ Deciphering the Dolphin Code
By Jack Kassewitz
Jack Kassewitz has been working for over fifty years with all kinds of animals from eagles to orangutans. This book chronicles his amazing discovery of the basis of dolphin language as never seen before. It also traces his early childhood and how loving parents, a caring science teacher, and a physician mentor turned his early learning challenges into a journey of scientific and self discovery with astonishing results.
Listening to Whales ~ What the Orcas Have Taught Us
By Alexandra Morton
Alexandra Morton shares spellbinding stories about her career in whale and dolphin research and what she has learned from and about these magnificent mammals. Her recordings of the whales have led her to a deeper understanding of the mystery of whale echolocation, the vocal communication that enables the mammals to find their way in the dark sea.
Here is a list of some of our favorite books about Dolphins and Whales
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Dolphin Love ~ From Sea to Land
By Linda Shay
This book tells Linda Shay's interdimensional journey to her heart. It is a true story of dolphin consciousness, dolphin energy healing, and joy. It is a spellbinding adventure of personal growth and transformation. Through a deep and enduring relationship with dolphins, Linda finds her life changed in ways that are unimaginable and delightful.
Dolphins & Whales Forever
By Takara Shelor, Anne Gordon de Barrigón, Joan Ocean, Linda Shay, and many more.
Each chapter in this book is written by a renowned dolphin or whale expert. Each expert shares how they first began their relationship with the dolphins and whales and what that relationship means to them and how it has helped them in their lives.
The Dolphin Letters ~ Vital Information from Sea to Land
By Muriel Lindsay
"The Dolphin Letters", subtitled "Vital Information from Sea to Land" is just that, a compendium of vital information from an unlikely source, part of the intelligence that lives in the water, the dolphins. The information in this book lends not just hope to the human race, but excitement about the future as well during these dynamically shifting times.
Souls in the Sea ~ Dolphins, Whales, and Human Destiny
By Scott Taylor
Dolphins have long been attributed with intelligence, but do they have souls? Self-awareness? Compassion? Scott Taylor, Director of the Cetacean Studies Institute, investigates the history, mythology, and science surrounding these creatures and emerges with a resounding yes. And not only do whales and dolphins merit our attention and respect in their own right: they are an index to what our future as a species can be.
Dolphin Way ~ Rise of the Guardians
By Mark Caney
A novel set amongst the lives of the other major civilization inhabiting this planet: the dolphins. The book is aimed at adult readers, but will appeal to teenagers too. Dolphin culture evolved over millions of years so that they could remain perfectly attuned with their world, Ocean. Unlike man, they have created an almost utopian society without feeling the need to manipulate their environment, collect possessions or wage war.
The Ocean Adventures of Pinni, Tursi & Mydas ~ Plastic Danger (Vol.1)
By Donna Kassewitz, Illustrated by Noel Kassewitz
This beautifully illustrated children's book (children of all ages) tells the tale of Tursi, the bottlenose dolphin, Pinni, the sea lion and Mydas, the green sea turtle learn about the value of teamwork and friendship as they deal with the dangerous problem of plastics in the ocean. When one of them becomes entangled in plastic debris, the trio must embark on a journey to find a solution before its too late.
Messages from the Sea ~ Channeled Wisdom from the Dolphins and Whales
By Anne Gordon de Barrigón
This is a compilation of wisdom and messages received by Anne Gordon de Barrigón during meditations and Dolphin Energy Healing sessions for her clients since 2005. This book is a free ebook download.
An Exhange of Love
By Madeleine Walker
Animals come back to be with us lifetime after lifetime, to heal trauma from their own past lives and ours. An Exchange of Love is on karmic healing and in it we meet animals who have changed the lives of their human companions. Their message is that love is eternal and undying and an Exchange of Love. No other book examines the past life connections between humans and our animals and the healing potential for us.
The Whale Whisperer~ Healing Messages from the Animal Kingdom to help Mankind and the Planet
By Madeleine Walker
This adventure delivers messages from many different wild and sacred animal species. Voices of the white buffalo, the humpback whale, the white lions of Timbavati South Africa, orcas, and bears all speak through the author, who embarked on a spiritual journey across several continents in search of this wisdom from animals.
Communicating with Orcas ~ The Whales' Perspective
By Mary J. Getten
This is a book like no other. It unlocks the many mysteries of orca life and death. It is a moving description of a close family group in which all members travel, work, eat, play, and even sleep together. Most of all, it takes you inside their world, allowing you to see things from their perspective and to understand another way of life--the orca way.
Dolphin Connection ~ Interdimensional Ways of Living
By Joan Ocean
This heartwarming book is the story of Joan Oceans first meeting with the whales and dolphins in 1984, and her intimate friendships with cetaceans, as she " creates a field of innocence where the dolphin is the teacher." Swimming in the ocean, she experiences a human-dolphin communication that releases expansive, multi-sensory knowledge in the entire body and its thoughtforms.
Mind in the Waters: A Book to Celebrate the Consciousness of Whales and Dolphins
By Joan McIntyre
This is a serious compilation and collection of factual studies, observations, recollections, and hopes and dreams of humans who believe that whales are so much more special than most of us realize. It was written by many authors with the intent of raising the collective consiousness of humanity and to stop the killing of these magnificent animals. Interesting and provocative.
The Dolphins' Gift ~ A True Story
By Elizabeth Gawain
Describes encounters with friendly dolphins at Monkey Mia Beach in western Australia, recounts dolphin lore, and suggests what we may learn from them. This warmly-written book portrays the story of receiving a gift from dolphins when befriended by them. Their behavior, emotions and intelligence are all well-documented and touching. An interesting piece in cross-species communication.
Voices in the Ocean ~ A Journey into the Wild and Haunting World of Dolphins
By Susan Casey
Since the dawn of recorded history, humans have felt a kinship with the sleek and beautiful dolphin, an animal whose playfulness, sociability, and intelligence seem like an aquatic mirror of mankind. We have learned that dolphins recognize themselves in reflections, count, grieve, adorn themselves, feel despondent, rescue one another (and humans), deduce, infer, seduce, form cliques, throw tantrums, and call themselves by name.
Blue Laguna ~ A Paddleboarder's Perspective
By Rich German
This is a beautiful coffee table book with gorgeous photographs for dolphins and whales that Rich German has encountered on his daily paddleboarding outings from Laguna Beach, California. 100% of the proceeds from this book go to support Rich's nonprofit ocean conservation Project O. You can even purchase a signed copy directly from the author.