Daddy Bonehead Travels Across the Ocean as a Submariner

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New charming book is the second installment of the author’s ‘The Bonehead Family’ book series.

Those who have enjoyed the adventures of The Bonehead Family can now look forward to another exciting escapade as author LulaBelle Mercer presents the second installment of her family book series, The Bonehead Family: Daddy Bonehead’s in the Navy. Released through Xlibris, this colorful volume follows the amiable family while Daddy Bonehead works on submarines and travels across the oceans.

On its first volume, young readers learn about the Bonehead family, their human-acting pet, their moody car, as well as their house that stands out from all the others. In The Bonehead Family: Daddy Bonehead’s in the Navy, readers will follow the family while Daddy Bonehead works on submarines. It makes the Boneheads, including Bonehead car, sad when he has to leave for a long time. Off to Morroco, then to Egypt and France, Daddy Bonehead never fails to send postcards to tell of his whereabouts and to show his love for everyone at home. And when Mommy and Baby Bonehead get lonely, they write letters and send care packages filled with love and chocolate to Daddy Bonehead. They make themselves busy by going to the movies, fixing their car, climbing trees, playing with Doggie Bonehead, and reminiscing the fun and adventures they shared. But, will Daddy Bonehead be back home soon?

Encouraging strong family relationship, love, and communication among loved ones, this endearing picture book will inspire children of all ages. For more information on this book, interested parties may log on to

About the Author
LulaBelle Mercer, author, is married to a United States Marine and is raising a little girl pug named Dixie Doo. They live wherever Uncle Sam sends them. She wants to be a counselor when she grows up and work with divorced kids.

The illustrator, Dan Hampton, had served in the United States Navy for over twenty-two years. He lives in Virginia with his wife and dog. He likes to fix up old VWs and ride his Harley Davidson.

The Bonehead Family * by LulaBelle Mercer
Daddy Bonehead’s in the Navy
Publication Date: October 22, 2010
Picture Book; $21.99; 30 pages; 978-1-4535-9110-9
Picture Book Hardcover; $31.99; 30 pages; 978-1-4535-9111-6

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