RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 664668604 LA English T1 Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children A1 Riggs, Ransom., McGurk, John J., Horner, Doogie., Quirk Books., PB Quirk Books PP Philadelphia, PA YR 2011 SN 1594744769 9781594744761 1594745749 9781594745744 9781594746031 1594746036 1480617547 9781480617544 9781594746062 1594746060 AB 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, 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 who once lived here -- one of 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 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. - Publisher. 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.