My Sailor Dad is the first book in the Patriot Kids series. Published in 2008, My Sailor Dad has been a best-seller for its publisher, has earned praise from thousands of readers nationwide, and was awarded a Gold Medal for Best Children’s Book in 2010 by the Military Writers Society of America.
Easter Eggs – On the title page, you will see signal flags underneath “My Sailor Dad”. Can your child guess what those flags spell? Also, at the end of the book you will find more signal flags. What does your child think these flags spell? Finally, on the page where “dad goes to sea”, there are flags around the border of the image. Can you and your child play detective and figure out the secret code? (Hint: October 1776 is the birthday of the U.S. Navy.)