Book Review/Giveaway: My Daddy Wears a Different Kind of Suit to Work. Ends Feb 28th
My Daddy Wears a Different Kind of Suit to Work written by Josephine Amy Dituri and Joseph Dituri
About the Book: My Daddy Wears a Different Kind of Suit to Work is a full color illustrated children’s book that allows you to share the marvels of the undersea world with your children through radiant pictures and a heartwarming tale. Translated by the 13 year old author to Spanish in the back, this novel approach to a dual language book is the epitome of a language lesson.
My Review: Have you ever wondered what kind of job your father has, is it an unusual job? Most kids think if their father isn’t wearing a business suit to work then his job isn’t important. This story is told by a 14 year old girl whose dad works underwater.
She goes on to describe what his work as a Diving Officer is. The special suit needed to protect him from the cold water and the sea creatures. The decompression chamber used to treat divers that are sick. How the oceans provide shipping routes and phytoplankton which provides oxygen. How you feel cooler near the beach because the ocean absorbs heat, and how important it is to protect the oceans.
This wonderfully illustrated book has 25 fun-loving pages in English and in Spanish.
Disclaimer: As per FTC guidelines, I received a copy of this book from the author in exchange for my honest review. I received no monetary compensation. All opinions expressed here are mine and mine alone.
About the Authors: Joseph earned his B.S. in Computer Science from the University of South Carolina and his Master’s degree in Astronautical Engineering from Naval Post Graduate School. He is an active duty Naval Engineering Officer (Diving Officer) with 21 years of leadership and management experience. He served five tours at diving and salvage commands and has worked in every facet of diving from underwater ship’s husbandry to saturation diving. Joe’s commitment to AME is completely voluntary and remains separate from his military duties. In a civilian capacity Joseph has trained hundreds of technical divers to dive and physicians in the use of hyperbaric medicine. He is the author of numerous diver-training manuals, a contributing author to the Navy Diving Manual and has been published in several journals including those produced by the American Society of Naval Engineers and American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. Joseph is also a stockholder of IANTD, the largest technical diver-training agency in the world. He serves as the Training Director and holds instructor trainer ratings in every form of diving. Joseph is married and has three children. He enjoys skydiving and has a long-term goal of being an astronaut upon retirement from military service.
Josephine Dituri is 14 years old and a freshman in high school at the time of publication. She enjoys reading and writing fantasy. She gains inspiration from the ocean.
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Giveaway Ends February 28th
Comments like these would be deleted – Great contest, please enter me, and Love to win this! This is so cute!
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