Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (Movie Tie-In Edition)
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Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (Movie Tie-In Edition)

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A mysterious island. An abandoned orphanage. And a strange collection of very curious photographs. It all waits to be discovered in Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, an unforgettable novel that mixes fiction and photography in a thrilling reading experience. As our story opens, a horrific family tragedy sets sixteen-year-old Jacob journeying to a remote island off the coast of Wales, where he discovers the crumbling ruins of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. As Jacob explores its abandoned bedrooms and hallways, it becomes clear that the children who once lived here - one of whom was his own grandfather - were more than just peculiar. They may have been dangerous. They may have been quarantined on a desolate island for good reason. And somehow - impossible though it seems - they may still be alive. A spine-tingling fantasy illustrated with haunting vintage photography, Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children will delight adults, teens, and anyone who relishes an adventure in the shadows.
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 392 pages
  • 132 x 208 x 23mm | 408g
  • Philadelphia, United States
  • English
  • Media tie-in
  • Media tie-in
  • 1594749027
  • 9781594749025
  • 76,041

Review Text

A tense, moving, and wondrously strange first novel. The photographs and text work together brilliantly to create an unforgettable story. John Green, New York Times best-selling author of Looking for Alaska and Paper Towns
 
Readers searching for the next Harry Potter may want to visit Miss Peregrine s Home for Peculiar Children. CNN

Riggs deftly moves between fantasy and reality, prose and photography to create an enchanting and at times positively terrifying story. Associated Press

I read all of the Miss Peregrine s Peculiar Children books and I loved them. Florence of Florence + The Machine

[A] thrilling, Tim Burton-esque tale with haunting photographs. USA Today Pop Candy 
 
With its X-Men: First Class-meets-time-travel story line, David Lynchian imagery, and rich, eerie detail, it s no wonder Miss Peregrine s Home for Peculiar Children has been snapped up by Twentieth Century Fox. B+ Entertainment Weekly 

Peculiar doesn t even begin to cover it. Riggs chilling, wondrous novel is already headed to the movies. People

You'll love it if you want a good thriller for the summer. It's a mystery, and you'll race to solve it before Jacob figures it out for himself. Seventeen

This peculiar parable is pure perfection. Justine magazine

One of the coolest, creepiest YA books. PopSugar
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Review quote

"A tense, moving, and wondrously strange first novel. The photographs and text work together brilliantly to create an unforgettable story."-John Green, New York Times best-selling author of Looking for Alaska and Paper Towns

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

"Riggs deftly moves between fantasy and reality, prose and photography to create an enchanting and at times positively terrifying story."-Associated Press

"I read all of the Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children books and I loved them."-Florence of Florence + The Machine

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

"With its X-Men: First Class-meets-time-travel story line, David Lynchian imagery, and rich, eerie detail, it's no wonder Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children has been snapped up by Twentieth Century Fox. B+"-Entertainment Weekly

"Peculiar' doesn't even begin to cover it. Riggs' chilling, wondrous novel is already headed to the movies."-People

"You'll love it if you want a good thriller for the summer. It's a mystery, and you'll race to solve it before Jacob figures it out for himself."-Seventeen

"Delightfully weird."-Good Housekeeping

"One of the coolest, creepiest YA books."-PopSugar
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About Ransom Riggs

Ransom Riggs grew up in Florida, where he spent his formative years making silly movies with his friends in their various backyards, snorkeling, and complaining about the heat. He studied English at Kenyon College and film at the University of Southern California. He is married. He has a cat. He lives in Los Angeles. He makes films you can watch on his YouTube page: www.youtube.com/ransriggs. He enjoys traveling to exotic lands and complaining about the heat. He would like to thank you for reading this short biography.
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Rating details

1,096,199 ratings
3.91 out of 5 stars
5 34% (373,632)
4 34% (375,277)
3 23% (248,396)
2 7% (72,334)
1 2% (26,560)
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