Melissa Wiley

Melissa Wiley is the author of more than a dozen books for kids and teens, including The Prairie Thief, Inch and Roly Make a Wish, Fox and Crow Are Not Friends, and the Martha and Charlotte Little House books. She lives in San Diego with her husband and their six kids. Melissa has been blogging about her family’s reading life at Here in the Bonny Glen since 2005. She is @melissawiley on Twitter and @bonnyglen on Instagram.

On the Blog


Rose: Remember that time in Warcraft when you tried to pickpocket a bear and instead you aggro’d it?
Me: Yeah?
Rose: That’s exactly what it’s like to have a little brother.

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Sumer Is Icumen In

Helen Holmes, The Hazards of Helen — my inspiration photo this week*
*hahaha, I started this post almost a week ago! Photo still applies, though.
This incredible Portland spring seems to have been going on for …

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Big news! In March, 2018, I’ll be keynoting the Organization of  Virginia Homeschoolers Conference! Glen Allen, VA, March 23-24. Talks on Tidal Homeschooling, Comics, Living Books, Habits, and Creativity. Can’t wait! Details here.