This book picks up the story we read in Turas go Meiriceá by Miriam Molony, of Tomás Mac Lannchaidh and his family and their voyage to the New World to escape the Great Famine. As they step on land once again they reflect on who and what they have left behind but their hearts are stirred with new hope and the prospect of a brighter future.
Eric gets lonely sometimes, his parents being distracted by his younger sisters means he is not the focus of their attention.He’d love to have a friend. However, when Morf arrives Eric isn’t sure if he’s the type of friend that he really wants. Morf says that he’s trying to help Eric, but does he really have Eric’s best interest at heart?