About the Author
KERMIT JONES, JR. stumbled across the idea of a prepper book for kids when trying to decide how to explain the topic to his four young daughters. He grew up in a rural setting, later joining the Navy, which allowed him to travel the world. Between kids and his career, he has learned that it is important to “be prepared!”
Native of Charlotte Court House, VA.
1998 – Graduated from U.S. Naval Academy
1998-2001 – Naval Surface Warfare Officer. Served 2 yrs in Yokosuka, Japan. 1 yr San Diego, CA.
2001 – Resigned commission and entered Chaplain Candidate Program.
2005 – Graduated from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
Served as Navy Chaplain at MCB Quantico, VA, Yokosuka, Japan, and a Naval Consolidated Brig in Chesapeake, VA.
2012 – Officially became a “Prepper.”
2013 – Moved to Navy Reserve and civil service job.
Kermit Jones is the author of the Children’s Prepper Series, including Prepper Pete Prepares: An Introduction to Prepping for Kids, Prepper Pete’s Twelve Days of Prepper Christmas, Prepper Pete’s Gun of a Son: A Gun Safety Book for Kids, and newly released, Survivalist Sam Stocks Up. Two more books will be added in 2015 – Prepper Pete’s Be Prepared! and Prepper Pete Gets Out of Dodge.
About the Illustrator
Christy Alexander Brill is a native of Wilmington NC. Proudly married to a United States Marine, and the mother of three young children, she understands the importance of being prepared.