Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children #1: Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

by Ransom Riggs (author) (UK edition)

Suitable for 13 - 18 years

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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.

Product Details

Catalogue number

8402 in Books and Resources for Secondary Schools Catalogue 2021

Series

Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children (book 1)

Format

Paperback

ISBN

9781594746031

Publisher

Quirk Books

Date published

August 1st, 2013

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Accelerated Reader

AR book level: 5.7; Upper years; 13.0 points

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  • 352 pages

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