Melissa Wiley

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Birthday
17, 1968
Birthplace
Colorado
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
17, 1968 (age 50)
Birthplace
Colorado

About

Famous for her Martha Years and Charlotte Years series of Little House on the Prairie prequels. She is also known for contributing to the GeekMom blog on Wired.com.

Before Fame

Early in her career, she published a series of books called the Carmen San Diego Mysteries.

Trivia

Her short children's books include Fox and Crow are NOT Friends and the Inch and Roly series.

Family Life

She has six children with her husband and fellow writer, Scott Peterson. Her oldest daughter had leukemia, but recovered.

Associated With

She based her Martha and Charlotte books on research she had carried out regarding the lives of the ancestors of Little House series author Laura Ingalls Wilder.