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Riggs, Ransom

Overview
Works: 36 works in 87 publications in 6 languages and 7,075 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Detective and mystery stories  Graphic novels  History  Handbooks, manuals, etc  Miscellanea  Fantasy fiction  Fantasy comic books, strips, etc  Drama 
Roles: Creator
Classifications: PS3618.I3985, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ransom Riggs
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs ( Book )
14 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 3,636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After a family tragedy, Jacob feels compelled to explore an abandoned orphanage on an island off the coast of Wales, discovering disturbing facts about the children who were kept there
Hollow city by Ransom Riggs ( Book )
3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Having escaped Miss Peregrine's island by the skin of their teeth, Jacob and his new friends must journey to London (circa 1940), the "peculiar" capital of the world
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs ( )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 869 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After a family tragedy, Jacob feels compelled to explore an abandoned orphanage on an island off the coast of Wales, discovering disturbing facts about the children who were kept there
Miss Peregrine's home for peculiar children : the graphic novel by Ransom Riggs ( Book )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A horrific family tragedy sets sixteen-year-old Jacob on a journey 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" -- from publisher's web site
Hollow city : the second novel of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs ( )
7 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Having escaped Miss Peregrine's island by the skin of their teeth, Jacob and his new friends must journey to London (circa 1940), the "peculiar" capital of the world
Talking pictures : images and messages rescued from the past by Ransom Riggs ( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A haunting collection of antique found photographs, with evocative inscriptions that bring these lost personal moments to life. Each image reveals a singular, frozen moment in a person's life, be it joyful, quiet, or steeped in sorrow; each inscription illuminates the photograph's particular context, and lights up our connection to the past
Hollow city by Ransom Riggs ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Having escaped Miss Peregrine's island by the skin of their teeth, Jacob and his new friends must journey to London, the peculiar capital of the world. Along the way, they encounter new allies, a menagerie of peculiar animals, and other surprises
The Sherlock Holmes handbook : the methods and mysteries of the world's greatest detective by Ransom Riggs ( Book )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This reader's companion to the casework of Sherlock Holmes explores the methodology of the world's most famous consulting detective. From analyzing fingerprints and decoding ciphers to creating disguises and faking one's own death, readers will learn how Holmes solved his most celebrated cases - plus an arsenal of modern techniques available to today's armchair sleuths. Along the way, readers will discover a host of trivia about the master detective and his universe."--P. [4] of cover
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs ( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in Serbian and English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A horrific family tragedy sends sixteen-year-old Jacob journeying to a remote island off the coast of Wales, where he discovers the crumbling ruins of an old orphanage that was home to children who were more than just peculiar, but possibly dangerous--and who may still be alive. Illustrated with vintage found photographs
De bijzondere kinderen van mevrouw Peregrine by Ransom Riggs ( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in Dutch and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Na de dood van zijn opa bezoekt Jacob (16) het weeshuis waar zijn opa opgroeide, op een afgelegen eiland. Het blijkt dat opa's jeugdvrienden meer dan bijzonder waren. En misschien leven ze nog steeds. Met veel sfeervolle zwart-witfoto's. Vanaf ca. 15 jaar
Scatter brained by Ransom Riggs ( Book )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A compilation of miscellaneous facts, trivia, and misconceptions using a format from the journal "Mental Floss" about such diverse topics as American presidents, sports records, criminal trials, popular music, and famous authors
El hogar de Miss Peregrine para niños peculiares by Ransom Riggs ( Book )
4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A horrific tragedy sends sixteen-year-old Jacob to a remote island where he discovers the ruins of an old orphanage
Talking pictures by Ransom Riggs ( )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Guai qi gu er yuan by Ransom Riggs ( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in Chinese and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Die Insel der besonderen Kinder Roman by Ransom Riggs ( Book )
4 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in German and Undetermined and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Abraham, der Grossvater Jacobs, erzählt viele Geschichten von einem mysteriösen Waisenhaus, das auf einer einsamen Insel liege. Dort lebte Abraham angeblich zusammen mit anderen, besonderen Kindern zum Schutz vor Monstern. Jacob zweifelt an dieser Geschichte, bis sein Opa schliesslich ermordet wird ... Ab 14
First out 3 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of gay-themed short films. Ready? OK! is about an 11-year old named Tommy who discovers that fitting in isn't easy. He doesn't want to play baseball or basketball but his passion is cheerleading. In El primo (the cousin) Mark, a sheltered teenager reunites with his tough older cousin who lives on the rough side of Laredo. Luis decides to break Mark out of his shell by taking him for a night out. In Coffee, Polly, John and Jane meet for coffee and talk about Polly's ex-boyfriend Chris. In 4° (four degrees) the police suspect Philip Long of multiple murders that he knows nothing about
Hollow city [the second novel of Miss Peregrine's peculiar children] by Ransom Riggs ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children was the surprise bestseller of 2011--an unprecedented mix of YA fantasy and vintage photography that enthralled readers and critics alike. Publishers Weekly called it "an enjoyable, eccentric read, distinguished by well-developed characters, a believable Welsh setting, and some very creepy monsters." This second novel begins in 1940, immediately after the first book ended. Having escaped Miss Peregrine's island by the skin of their teeth, Jacob and his new friends must journey to London, the peculiar capital of the world. Along the way, they encounter new allies, a menagerie of peculiar animals, and other surprises. Complete with dozens of newly discovered (and thoroughly creepy) vintage photographs, this new adventure will delight fantasy readers of all ages
Guai wu nü hai by Ransom Riggs ( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in Chinese and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sherlock handbook by Ransom Riggs ( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hollow City The Second Novel of Miss Peregrine's Children by Ransom Riggs ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Having escaped Miss Peregrine's island by the skin of their teeth, Jacob and his new friends must journey to London, the peculiar capital of the world. Along the way, they encounter new allies, a menagerie of peculiar animals, and other surprises
 
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Alternative Names
Riggs, Ransom
Rigss, Rensoms
Languages
English (54)
Spanish (4)
German (3)
Chinese (3)
Dutch (2)
Serbian (1)
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