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Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

Author: Ransom Riggs; Doogie Horner; John J McGurk
Publisher: Philadelphia, PA : Quirk Books, 2011. ©2011
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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. 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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Ghost stories
Horror fiction
Photographs
Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Paranormal fiction
Young adult works
Mystery fiction
Detective and mystery fiction
Thrillers (Fiction)
Dust jackets (Bindings)
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ransom Riggs; Doogie Horner; John J McGurk
ISBN: 9781594744761 1594744769 9781594745744 1594745749 9781594746031 1594746036 9781480617544 1480617547 9781594746062 1594746060 9781594749025 1594749027
OCLC Number: 664668604
Credits: Designer, Doogie Horner ; production manager, John J. McGurk.
Description: 352 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: by Ransom Riggs.

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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  Read more...

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"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 Read more...

 
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