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Miss Peregrine's home for peculiar children

Author: Ransom Riggs
Publisher: Philadelphia : Quirk Books, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A mysterious island. An abandoned orphanage. A strange collection of peculiar photographs. 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 decaying bedrooms and hallways, it becomes clear that Miss Peregrine's children were more than just peculiar.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Series
Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Paranormal fiction
Mystery fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ransom Riggs
ISBN: 1594749027 9781594749025 9781594749520 1594749523
OCLC Number: 919236594
Notes: Bonus features include: Q & A with author Ransom Riggs; eight pages of color stills from the film ; and a sneak preview of Hollow City, the next novel in the series.
Target Audience: Ages 13-17.
Description: 382 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm.
Responsibility: by Ransom Riggs.

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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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