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Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs (Paperback, 2016)

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Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

The #1 New York Times Best Seller is now a major motion picture from visionary director Tim Burton, starring Eva Green, Asa Butterfield, Ella Purnell, Samuel L. Jackson, and Judi Dench.

Since its publication in June 2011, this offbeat blend of supernatural fantasy and vintage pho­tography has dominated the YA best-seller lists. And with a Tim Burton adaptation arriving in 2016, Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children is poised to reach a whole new audience.

When a horrific family tragedy sets sixteen-year-old Jacob journeying to a remote island off the coast of Wales, he discovers the crumbling Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. As Jacob explores the abandoned mansion, he wonders if the children who once lived here, including 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.

About the Author

Ransom Riggs grew up in Florida, where he spent his formative years making silly movies with his friends in their various backyards, snorkeling, and complaining about the heat. He studied English at Kenyon College and film at the University of Southern California. He is married. He has a cat. He lives in Los Angeles. He enjoys traveling to exotic lands and complaining about the heat. He would like to thank you for reading this short biography.


 Paperback | 392 pages

Dimensions (cm): 20.8 x 13.2  x 2.1 | 468g

 15 Aug

 Quirk Books

 Philadelphia, United States

 English

 Spot Black and White Photos throughout

1594749027

9781594749025

 

Condition: Good

A book that has been read but is in good condition. Very minimal damage to the cover including very minor scuff marks and creasing along the edges, but no holes or tears. The majority of pages are undamaged with very minimal creasing but no tearing. No pencil underlining of text, no highlighting of text, no writing in margins. No missing pages.