Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

ISBN9781594746031
PublisherRandom House Inc.
PublishedJune 4, 2013
Pages382
AuthorRansom Riggs
FormatPAPERBACK
Weight0.5 Kg.
Height8.2 in.
Width5.2 in.
Depth0.8 in.

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

Ransom Riggs

PAPERBACK

June 4, 2013

New York Times #1 best seller
  
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.

Buy Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs at Fully Booked online and at Fully Booked branches in the Philippines.

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

Ransom Riggs

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ISBN9781594746031
PublisherRandom House Inc.
PublishedJune 4, 2013
Pages382
AuthorRansom Riggs
FormatPAPERBACK
Weight0.5 Kg.
Height8.2 in.
Width5.2 in.
Depth0.8 in.

Synopsis

New York Times #1 best seller
  
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.

Buy Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs at Fully Booked online and at Fully Booked branches in the Philippines.

Editorial Reviews

“It’s an enjoyable, eccentric read, distinguished by well-developed characters, a believable Welsh setting, and some very creepy monsters.”

– Publishers Weekly

“An original work that defies categorization, this first novel should appeal to readers who like quirky fantasies. Riggs includes many vintage photographs that add a critical touch of the peculiar to his unusual tale.”

– Library Journal

“[A] thrilling, Tim Burton-esque tale with haunting photographs.”

– USA Today