Riggs, Ransom,

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children / by Ransom Riggs. - Philadelphia, Penn. : Quirk Books, c2011. - 352 p. : ill. ; 21 cm. - Miss Peregrine's peculiar children ; book 1. . - Riggs, Ransom, author. Miss Peregrine's peculiar children ; book 1. .

"A mysterious island. An abandoned orphanage. And a strange collection of very curious photographs. It all waits to be discovered in Miss Peregrines 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 Peregrines Home for Peculiar Children. As Jacob explores its abandoned bedrooms and hallways, it becomes clear that the children who once lived hereone of whom was his own grandfatherwere more than just peculiar. They may have been dangerous. They may have been quarantined on a desolate island for good reason. And somehowimpossible though it seemsthey may still be alive"--Publisher's description.

Ages 14+

9781594744761 9781594746062 9781594745133

2010942876


Orphanages--Teen fiction.
Islands--Teen fiction.


Horror tales.
Fantasy fiction.
Detective and mystery stories.
Young adult fiction.

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