Miss Peregrine s Home for Peculiar Children

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ISBN: 9781594745133
Release Date: 2011-06-07
Number of pages: 352
Author: Ransom Riggs
Publisher: Quirk Books

Download and read online Miss Peregrine s Home for Peculiar Children in PDF and EPUB 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. Bonus features • Q&A with author Ransom Riggs • Eight pages of color stills from the film • Sneak preview of Hollow City, the next novel in the series A mysterious island. An abandoned orphanage. 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 were more than just peculiar. They may have been dangerous. They may have been quarantined on a deserted 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. “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 The Fault in Our Stars “With its X-Men: First Class-meets-time-travel story line, David Lynchian imagery, and rich, eerie detail, it’s no wonder Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children has been snapped up by Twentieth Century Fox. B+”—Entertainment Weekly “‘Peculiar’ doesn’t even begin to cover it. Riggs’ chilling, wondrous novel is already headed to the movies.”—People “You’ll love it if you want a good thriller for the summer. It’s a mystery, and you’ll race to solve it before Jacob figures it out for himself.”—Seventeen


Miss Peregrine s Home for Peculiar Children Sampler

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ISBN: 9781594747960
Release Date: 2014-06-24
Number of pages: 64
Author: Ransom Riggs
Publisher: Quirk Books

Download and read online Miss Peregrine s Home for Peculiar Children Sampler in PDF and EPUB A mysterious island. An abandoned orphanage. 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 were more than just peculiar. They may have been dangerous. They may have been quarantined on a deserted 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.


Hollow City

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ISBN: 9781594746208
Release Date: 2014-01-14
Number of pages: 400
Author: Ransom Riggs
Publisher: Quirk Books

Download and read online Hollow City in PDF and EPUB Read the sequel to the New York Times #1 best-selling book. The movie adaptation of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children is now a major motion picture from visionary director Tim Burton, staring Eva Green, Asa Butterfield, Ella Purnell, Samual L. Jackson, and Judi Dench. Bonus features: • Sneak preview of the third Peculiar Children novel • Exclusive Q&A with Ransom Riggs • Never-before-seen peculiar photography Like its predecessor, this second novel in the Peculiar Children series blends thrilling fantasy with vintage photography to create a one-of-a-kind reading experience. September 3, 1940. Ten peculiar children flee an army of deadly monsters. And only one person can help them—but she’s trapped in the body of a bird. The extraordinary journey that began in Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children continues as Jacob Portman and his newfound friends journey to London, the peculiar capital of the world. There, they hope to find a cure for their beloved headmistress, Miss Peregrine. But in this war-torn city, hideous surprises lurk around every corner. And before Jacob can deliver the peculiar children to safety, he must make an important decision about his love for Emma Bloom.


Library of Souls

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ISBN: 9781594747786
Release Date: 2015-09-22
Number of pages: 464
Author: Ransom Riggs
Publisher: Quirk Books

Download and read online Library of Souls in PDF and EPUB The New York Times #1 best-selling series. The movie adaptation of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children is now a major motion picture from visionary director Tim Burton, staring Eva Green, Asa Butterfield, Ella Purnell, Samual L. Jackson, and Judi Dench. Like its predecessors, Library of Souls blends thrilling fantasy with never-before-published vintage photography to create a one-of-a-kind reading experience. A boy with extraordinary powers. An army of deadly monsters. An epic battle for the future of peculiardom. The adventure that began with Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children and continued in Hollow City comes to a thrilling conclusion with Library of Souls. As the story opens, sixteen-year-old Jacob discovers a powerful new ability, and soon he’s diving through history to rescue his peculiar companions from a heavily guarded fortress. Accompanying Jacob on his journey are Emma Bloom, a girl with fire at her fingertips, and Addison MacHenry, a dog with a nose for sniffing out lost children. They’ll travel from modern-day London to the labyrinthine alleys of Devil’s Acre, the most wretched slum in all of Victorian England. It’s a place where the fate of peculiar children everywhere will be decided once and for all.


The Art of Miss Peregrine s Home for Peculiar Children

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ISBN: 9781594749445
Release Date: 2016-08-30
Number of pages: 192
Author: Leah Gallo
Publisher: Quirk Books

Download and read online The Art of Miss Peregrine s Home for Peculiar Children in PDF and EPUB A stunning visual tour of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, filled with exclusive interviews, on-set photography, and special introductions by director Tim Burton and Peculiar Children series author Ransom Riggs. Tim Burton's adaptation of the Ransom Riggs novel Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children is one of the most anticipated films of the year—and this lavishly illustrated companion offers a thrilling behind-the-scenes look. Written and designed by two of Burton's longtime collaborators, this book chronicles every step in the making of the film—from script development and casting to concept art, set design, costumes, visual effects, and much more. Filled with exclusive interviews, on-set photography, and special introductions by Tim Burton and Ransom Riggs, this deluxe hardcover volume is a terrific gift for peculiars of all ages!


Miss Peregrine s Home For Peculiar Children The Graphic Novel

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ISBN: 9781472211231
Release Date: 2013-10-29
Number of pages: 240
Author: Ransom Riggs
Publisher: Hachette UK

Download and read online Miss Peregrine s Home For Peculiar Children The Graphic Novel in PDF and EPUB MISS PEREGRINE'S HOME FOR PECULIAR CHILDREN as you've never seen it before. A beautiful and powerful graphic-novel adaptation of Ransom Riggs' cult hit. A striking and powerful graphic-novel adaptation of the bestselling MISS PEREGRINE'S HOME FOR PECULIAR CHILDREN. A journey that will change him for ever. Desperate to uncover the truth about his grandfather's death, sixteen-year-old Jacob sets out on a life-altering quest. Arriving on a remote island off the coast of Wales, he hopes to revisit the past his grandfather left far behind, at Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. As he meets its inhabitants, and the truth about them is gradually revealed, everything Jacob thought he knew is challenged. And though what he finds at first seems impossible, it is only in seeing it that it can be believed. So step inside, and see for yourself...


Miss Peregrine s Journal for Peculiar Children

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ISBN: 9781594749407
Release Date: 2016-08-29
Number of pages: 192
Author: Ransom Riggs
Publisher: Quirk Books

Download and read online Miss Peregrine s Journal for Peculiar Children in PDF and EPUB "Life is full of surprises. Things are rarely what they seem. We all have secret hidden talents. These are some of the lessons that Miss Peregrine's students learn, sometimes the hard way. You may not have an ymbryne as your guide, but now you can map your days, record your most peculiar thoughts, and bare your second soul in this beautifully designed journal that's right out of the world of the peculiars. Features vintage black-and-white photos and quotes from all three books in the best-selling Peculiar Children series. It's the perfect companion whether you're traveling peculiardom or caught in a loop."


Tales of the Peculiar

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ISBN: 9780141371665
Release Date: 2016-09-03
Number of pages: 192
Author: Ransom Riggs
Publisher: Penguin UK

Download and read online Tales of the Peculiar in PDF and EPUB *A new set of stories from the world of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children* In this collection of fairy tales, Ransom Riggs invites you to uncover hidden legends of the peculiar world. A fork-tongued princess, a girl who talks to ghosts, and wealthy cannibals who dine on the discarded limbs of peculiars are just a few of the characters whose stories will have you hooked. Featuring stunning illustrations from world-renowned artist Andrew Davidson, this compelling, rich and truly peculiar anthology is the perfect gift for fans - and for all lovers of great storytelling. See the movie! Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, directed by the visionary Tim Burton and starring Judi Dench, Eva Green and Samuel L Jackson, will be released Summer 2016. Praise for Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children: 'A tense, moving, and wondrously strange first novel. The photographs and text work together brilliantly to create an unforgettable story.' John Green, author of The Fault in Our Stars


Hollow City The Graphic Novel

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ISBN: 9780316306782
Release Date: 2016-07-12
Number of pages: 265
Author: Ransom Riggs
Publisher: Yen Press

Download and read online Hollow City The Graphic Novel in PDF and EPUB After fleeing an army of terrible monsters, Jacob Portman and his peculiar friends find themselves lost at sea, but the only person who might be able to get them ashore safely, their illustrious headmistress Miss Peregrine, is stuck in the form of a bird! Hoping to find a way to get Miss Peregrine back to normal--or as normal as a peculiar can get--the children journey to London. But no matter where they go, trouble lurks after them... Cassandra Jean's evocative visuals once again work seamlessly with Hollow City's vintage photographs and Ransom Rigg's twisting fantasy narrative to make for a wholly immersive reading experience for fans of the original novels, fans graphic novels, and fans of reading great stories alike!


The Fault in Our Stars

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ISBN: 9781101569184
Release Date: 2012-01-10
Number of pages: 336
Author: John Green
Publisher: Penguin

Download and read online The Fault in Our Stars in PDF and EPUB Now a Major Motion Picture TODAY Book Club pick TIME Magazine’s #1 Fiction Book of 2012 "The greatest romance story of this decade." —Entertainment Weekly -Millions of copies sold- #1 New York Times Bestseller #1 Wall Street Journal Bestseller #1 USA Today Bestseller #1 International Bestseller #1 Indie Bestseller Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel’s story is about to be completely rewritten. Insightful, bold, irreverent, and raw, The Fault in Our Stars brilliantly explores the funny, thrilling, and tragic business of being alive and in love.


Miss Peregrine s Home for Peculiar Children

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ISBN: 0316282189
Release Date: 2013
Number of pages:
Author: Ransom Riggs
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Download and read online Miss Peregrine s Home for Peculiar Children in PDF and EPUB "A horrific family tragedy sets sixteen-year-old Jacob on a journey 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 were more than just peculiar. They may have been dangerous. They may have been quarantined on a deserted island for good reason. And somehow--impossible though it seems--they may still be alive"--Publisher's website.


Miss Peregrine s Home for Peculiar Children A Novel By Ransom Riggs Conversation Starters

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Release Date: 2016-09-07
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Download and read online Miss Peregrine s Home for Peculiar Children A Novel By Ransom Riggs Conversation Starters in PDF and EPUB Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children By Ransom Riggs | Conversation Starters A Brief Look Inside: Jacob Portman is very close to his grandfather, who tells him fantastic stories that he believed were real when he was a child. As he grew up, he began to be more skeptical. But when his grandfather died, allegedly killed by feral dogs, Jacob gradually begins to wonder if the fantastic stories might just have been true. While undergoing therapy after the loss he suffered, Jacob gradually discovers things and wants to go to Wales where his grandfather spent time as a child refugee from Poland. In Wales, Jacob meets his grandfather’s friends and in the process, discovers his own identity. The question is how far he is willing to accept this knowledge and help his new friends fight quite another kind of war. EVERY GOOD BOOK CONTAINS A WORLD FAR DEEPER than the surface of its pages. The characters and their world come alive, and the characters and its world still live on. Conversation Starters is peppered with questions designed to bring us beneath the surface of the page and invite us into the world that lives on. These questions can be used to... Create Hours of Conversation: • Foster a deeper understanding of the book • Promote an atmosphere of discussion for groups • Assist in the study of the book, either individually or corporately • Explore unseen realms of the book as never seen before Disclaimer: This book you are about to enjoy is an independent resource to supplement the original book, enhancingyour experience of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. If you have not yet purchased a copy of the original book, please do before purchasing this unofficial Conversation Starters.



Miss Peregrine s Home for Peculiar Children

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Release Date: 2011-06-06
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Author: Riggs, Ransom
Publisher: Paris Books

Download and read online Miss Peregrine s Home for Peculiar Children in PDF and EPUB Amazon.com Review Amazon Best Books of the Month, June 2011: As a kid, Jacob formed a special bond with his grandfather over his bizarre tales and photos of levitating girls and invisible boys. Now at 16, he is reeling from the old man's unexpected death. Then Jacob is given a mysterious letter that propels him on a journey to the remote Welsh island where his grandfather grew up. There, he finds the children from the photographs--alive and well--despite the islanders’ assertion that all were killed decades ago. As Jacob begins to unravel more about his grandfather’s childhood, he suspects he is being trailed by a monster only he can see. A haunting and out-of-the-ordinary read, debut author Ransom Rigg’s first-person narration is convincing and absorbing, and every detail he draws our eye to is deftly woven into an unforgettable whole. Interspersed with photos throughout, Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children is a truly atmospheric novel with plot twists, turns, and surprises that will delight readers of any age. Excerpts from Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (Click on Thumbnails to Enlarge) Review * 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,...


The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy Other Stories

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ISBN: 0571270247
Release Date: 2010-09-01
Number of pages: 115
Author: Tim Burton
Publisher: Faber & Faber

Download and read online The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy Other Stories in PDF and EPUB Twenty-three illustrated gothic tales from the dark corridors of the imagination of Tim Burton. Burton - the creative genius behind Batman, Edward Scissorhands, Mars Attacks!, Beetlejuice, Nightmare Before Chistmas, Alice in Wonderland among others - gives birth to a cast of gruesomely sympathetic children: misunderstood outcasts who struggle to find love and belonging in their cruel, cruel worlds. His lovingly lurid illustrations evoke both the sweetness and tragedy of these hopeful, yet hapless beings.