A mysterious island. An abandoned orphanage. And a strange collection of very curious photographs. It all waits to be discovered in Miss Peregrine's 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 Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. As Jacob explores its abandoned bedrooms and hallways, it becomes clear that the children who once lived here - one of whom was 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. A spine-tingling fantasy illustrated with haunting vintage photography, Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children will delight adults, teens, and anyone who relishes an adventure in the shadows.
This is Book 1 in the Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children Series. See all Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children books here.
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RANSOM RIGGS is the author of MISS PEREGRINE'S HOME FOR PECULIAR CHILDREN, the #1 New York Times bestseller with more than two million copies in print, and its best-selling sequel, HOLLOW CITY. Translation rights have been sold to more than twenty-five territories around the world, and a film adaptation directed by Tim Burton is currently in production withMore about Ransom Riggs