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Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

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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," anunforgettable 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--oneof 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 itseems--they may still be alive.

A spine-tingling fantasy illustrated with haunting vintage photography, "Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children" will delightadults, teens, and anyone who relishes an adventure in the shadows.

About the Author

Ransom Riggs lives in Los Angeles.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781594745133
Publisher:
Quirk Books
Subject:
Juvenile Fiction : Horror & Ghost Stories
Author:
Riggs, Ransom
Subject:
Juvenile Fiction : Fantasy & Magic
Publication Date:
June 2011
Binding:
eBooks
Language:
English
Pages:
352

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