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Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

2011 . Young Adult Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, Science Fiction . Ransom Riggs

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Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
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About the book


The #1 New York Times best-selling series.   Bonus features • Q&A with author Ransom Riggs • Eight pages of color stills from the film • Sneak preview of Hollow City, the next novel in the series A mysterious island.

 An abandoned orphanage.

 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 were more than just peculiar. They may have been dangerous. They may have been quarantined on a deserted 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.   “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 The Fault in Our Stars   “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






Quirk Books




1594745137 (ISBN13: 9781594745133)

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Tamsyn Lewis

6 months ago


A very interesting series. (The book is much better than the movie, but I guess that’s pretty much a given.)


Olesya Mertz

8 months ago


Not like the movie, very different but still a great story. Did like the differences though but I could see how they fit in with making the movie. Might read the sequel sometime.


Valeria Palau

11 months ago


La historia me gusta y la verdad es que me parece muy original, es la segunda vez que leo el libro y aunque la primera vez se me hizco muy pesada esta vez ha sido todo lo contrario, me ha gustado mucho más.


T.R. S.

1 year ago


I really enjoyed the creepy vibe given by the polaroid pictures. The story has great potential for the themes it proposes.


Janiya B

1 year ago


loved this book! we had to read it in English class and almost all the students said that it was their favorite book they’ve ever read.


Farnaz Kh

1 year ago


I loved how the story went. an enjoyable read.


Leah Burns

1 year ago


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