A New York Times #1 best seller On the New York Times Best Seller List for more than 52 consecutive weeks Includes an excerpt from the much-anticipated sequel and an interview with author Ransom Riggs A mysterious island. An abandoned orphanage. A strange collection of very curious photographs. It all waits to be discovered in Miss Peregrineas 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 Peregrineas 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 somehowaimpossible though it seemsathey may still be alive. A spine-tingling fantasy illustrated with haunting vintage photography, Miss Peregrineas Home for Peculiar Children will delight adults, teens, and anyone who relishes an adventure in the shadows. aA tense, moving, and wondrously strange first novel. The photographs and text work together brilliantly to create an unforgettable story.aaJohn Green, New York Times best-selling author of The Fault in Our Stars aWith its X-Men: First Class-meets-time-travel story line, David Lynchian imagery, and rich, eerie detail, itas no wonder Miss Peregrineas Home for Peculiar Children has been snapped up by Twentieth Century Fox. B+aaEntertainment Weekly aaPeculiara doesnat even begin to cover it. Riggsa chilling, wondrous novel is already headed to the movies.aaPeople aYouall love it if you want a good thriller for the summer. Itas a mystery, and youall race to solve it before Jacob figures it out for himself.aaSeventeenThe photographs and text work together brilliantly to create an unforgettable story.aaJohn Green, New York Times best-selling author of The Fault in Our Stars aWith its X-Men: First Class-meets-time-travel story line, David Lynchian ...
|Title||:||Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children|
|Publisher||:||Quirk Books - 2011-06-07|