M.H. Herlong’s

The Great Wide Sea

Once upon a time three boys were lost at sea.

One almost drowned. One almost went crazy.

One fell off a cliff.


Welcome to the companion website for the critically-acclaimed, award-winning adventure novel, The Great Wide Sea. Here you will find information about the Byron family’s adventures, as well as information about sailboats and sailing, the sea and the sky, the poems, and the books.

Look around! Explore! And come back soon!

Watch an introductory video
then contact the author here
then buy the book from these retailers.

Listen to a radio interview with the author!

Especially for teachers: The Great Wide Sea is
a perfect novel for the classroom or across the curriculum.
Access over thirty pages of ideas for schools here!