Item description for The Far Side of the Loch (Martha Years) by Melissa Wiley...
The Little House books have captivated millions of readers with their story of Laura Ingalls, a pioneer girl-growing up on the American frontier. Now travel back three generations before Laura's and read the story of Martha Morse, the little girl who would grow up to leave Scotland and start a new life in America, and who would become Laura Ingalls Wilder's great-grandmother.
In The Far Side of Loch seven-year-old Martha is lonely and restless. The Stone House was filled with people during the holidays, but now the cousins have gone home, Martha's father is traveling, her brothers are at school, and her older sister, Grisie, is too busy brooding over her embroidery to pay any attention to Martha. Her new pet hedgehog makes things a bit more fun, and then Father comes home with some thrilling newsand suddenly Martha's house is bustling with excitement!
The Far Side of Loch is the second book in The Martha Years, an ongoing series about another spirited girl from America's most beloved pioneer family.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.4" Width: 5.1" Height: 0.6" Weight: 0.25 lbs.
Release Date Jun 30, 2000
Publisher Harper Collins Publishers
ISBN 0064407136 ISBN13 9780064407137
Availability 0 units.
More About Melissa Wiley
MELISSA WILEY is the author of "The Martha Years" and "The Charlotte Years" books about Laura Ingalls Wilder's ancestors. She writes about children's books, family, and home education on her blog "Here in the Bonny Glen."
Melissa Wiley currently resides in New York, in the state of New York.
Melissa Wiley has published or released items in the following series...
Reviews - What do customers think about The Far Side of the Loch (Martha Years)?
A Delightful Story Feb 27, 2002
Martha Morse is a lively lass, too lively to be laird's daughter. Her Mother, Grisie, and herself wait for Father to come, with a enchanting secret they can't wait to find out! Her relatives are moving to Fairlie, and Martha is bursting with excitement. Cousin Mary and Rachel, the youngest of the cousins, comes to stay with Martha and Nannie and Mollie and Cook and Father, while their home in Fairlie is remodeled. If you are a Martha fan or you liked Little House in the Highlands, you will most definitely like the second book in the Martha Years, The Far Side of the loch.
This is a realy great book Jan 31, 2001
Martha can't wait for her Father to come home. When her Father comes home, he has a big surprise for her. This is a great book. Martha lives in Scotland. It is the second Martha book in the Little House series.
Great book! Sep 4, 2000
This is a great story of a young Scottish lass in the hills of Scotland who has many adventures while growing up. Some the Scottish brogue is hard to understand at times but if you work with it you get the hang of it. I love this book, along with all the other books about Laura Ingalls Wilder, her ancestors, and descendents. I never want the books to end! Great job Ms. Wiley!
Martha is Great! Jul 17, 2000
I loved this book, as I did all of the books in all the LittleHouse series. It's about Martha who has wonderful adventures, fromgetting a hedgehog, to waulking wool, pondering her nannys falling in love, and getting into trouble in the middle of the night. It's a winner!
Enchanting and Delightful Jun 10, 2000
The Far Side of the Loch is a magnificent and well-written sequel to Little House in the Highlands. I love the new adventures of Martha: from getting a new hedgehog to preparing for a new arrival: but that's a secret! All in all, The Far Side of the Loch is a wonderful book, and I hope that you make the right decision in reading this book. Och, ye'll be sorry if ye don't!