The Conference of the Birds

The Conference of the Birds

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With enemies behind him and the unknown ahead, Jacob Portman's story continues as he takes a brave leap forward into The Conference of the Birds, the fifth novel in the #1 bestselling Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children series by Ransom Riggs.

With his dying words, H-Jacob Portman's final connection to his grandfather Abe's secret life entrusts Jacob with a mission: Deliver newly con tacted peculiar Noor Pradesh to an operative known only as V. Noor is being hunted. She is the subject of an ancient prophecy, one that foretells a looming apocalypse. Save Noor-Save the future of all peculiardom.

With only a few bewildering clues to follow, Jacob must figure out how to find V, the most enigmatic, and most powerful, of Abe's former associates. But V is in hiding and she never, ever, wants to be found.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 132 x 208 x 24mm | 391g
  • United States
  • English
  • International edition
  • 9780593110157
  • 41,461

Review Text

The pulse-pounding fifth volume of the Miss Peregrine s Peculiar Children series continues storylines introduced in Map of Days . Lost friends are found, boundaries tested, and more surprising history is revealed.
               After this installment s dramatic ending, readers can only hope the next one isn t long in coming. Booklist
 
Praise for the #1 bestselling Miss Peregrine s Peculiar Children series:
 
A New York Times Bestseller
A USA Today Bestseller
A Wall Street Journal Bestseller
 
Boy, can Ransom Riggs tell a story. If he d been stuck in rainy 1818 Switzerland with Lord Byron, and Mary and Percy Shelley and taken up Byron s challenge to write a ghost story, Miss Peregrine would have given Frankenstein a run for its money. NPR.org
 
A visually rich literary experience. New York Times Book Review
 
[A] chilling, wondrous novel. People
 
[A] thrilling, Tim Burton esque tale with haunting photographs. USA Today
 
Readers searching for the next Harry Potter may want to visit Miss Peregrine s Home for Peculiar Children. CNN
 
X-Men: First Class-meets-time-travel story line, David Lynchian imagery, and rich eerie detail. Entertainment Weekly
 
A tense, moving, and wondrously strange first novel. The photographs and text work together brilliantly to create an unforgettable story. John Green, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Turtles All the Way Down and The Fault in Our Stars
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Review quote

"The pulse-pounding fifth volume of the Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children series continues storylines introduced in Map of Days.... Lost friends are found, boundaries tested, and more surprising history is revealed.
After this installment's dramatic ending, readers can only hope the next one isn't long in coming." -Booklist

Praise for the #1 bestselling Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children series:

A New York Times Bestseller
A USA Today Bestseller
A Wall Street Journal Bestseller

"Boy, can Ransom Riggs tell a story. If he'd been stuck in rainy 1818 Switzerland with Lord Byron, and Mary and Percy Shelley and taken up Byron's challenge to write a ghost story, Miss Peregrine would have given Frankenstein a run for its money." -NPR.org

"A visually rich literary experience." -New York Times Book Review

"[A] chilling, wondrous novel." -People

"[A] thrilling, Tim Burton-esque tale with haunting photographs." -USA Today

"Readers searching for the next Harry Potter may want to visit Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children." -CNN

"X-Men: First Class-meets-time-travel story line, David Lynchian imagery, and rich eerie detail." -Entertainment Weekly

"A tense, moving, and wondrously strange first novel. The photographs and text work together brilliantly to create an unforgettable story." -John Green, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Turtles All the Way Down and The Fault in Our Stars
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About Ransom Riggs

Ransom Riggs is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children novels. Riggs was born on a farm in Maryland and grew up in southern Florida. He studied literature at Kenyon College and film at the University of Southern California. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife, bestselling author Tahereh Mafi, and their family.
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Rating details

21,237 ratings
4.07 out of 5 stars
5 37% (7,813)
4 40% (8,567)
3 18% (3,765)
2 4% (818)
1 1% (274)
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