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Tales of the peculiar

Author: Ransom Riggs; Andrew Davidson
Publisher: New York, NY : Dutton Children's Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, [2016] ©2016
Series: Miss Peregrine's peculiar children.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents an illustrated edition of the fantastical book featured in the Miss Peregrine series that includes unusual fairy tales about wealthy cannibals, a fork-tongued princess, and the origins of the first ymbryne.
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Fantasy fiction
Fairy tales
Fiction
Juvenile works
Short stories
Young adult works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ransom Riggs; Andrew Davidson
ISBN: 9780399538537 9780141371658 0399538534 9780605958838 0605958831 9780141374482 0141374489 014137165X
OCLC Number: 957466513
Notes: Statement of responsibility erroneous, actual author is Ransom Riggs.
"Syndrigast Publications."
Stories referenced in Ransom's Miss Peregrine series, as written by "Millard Nullings" and published by "Syndrigast Publications." These names are used on the title page of the book. Actual author is Ransom Riggs, and publisher is Dutton.
Description: 160 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: The splendid cannibals --
The fork-tongued princess --
The first ymbryne --
The woman who befriended ghosts --
Cocobolo --
The pigeons of Saint Paul's --
The girl who could tame nightmares --
The locust --
The boy who could hold back the sea --
The tale of Cuthbert.
Series Title: Miss Peregrine's peculiar children.
Other Titles: Short stories.
Responsibility: by Millard Nullings ; illustrations by Andrew Davidson.

Abstract:

Presents an illustrated edition of the fantastical book featured in the Miss Peregrine series that includes unusual fairy tales about wealthy cannibals, a fork-tongued princess, and the origins of the first ymbryne.

This collection of stories, written for peculiar eyes only, presents unusual folklore that are a formative part of the upbringing of peculiar children everywhere. Encoded within their pages are the locations of hidden loops, the secret identities of certain important peculiars, and other information that could aid a peculiar's survival in this hostile world. The stories are annotated with historical and contextual insights that Nullings himself found useful.

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Sure to appeal to fans of the series * Publishers Weekly * Magical stories with empowering messages * Financial Times *

 
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