Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children, #1)

A mysterious island An abandoned orphanage A strange collection of curious photographs br br 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 br br A spine tingling fantasy illustrated with haunting vintage photography i Miss Peregrine s Home for Peculiar Children i will delight adults teens and anyone who relishes an adventure in the shadows

Hollow City (Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children, #2)

i Miss Peregrine s Home for Peculiar Children i was the surprise best seller of an unprecedented mix of YA fantasy and vintage photography that enthralled readers and critics alike Publishers Weekly called it an enjoyable eccentric read distinguished by well developed characters a believable Welsh setting and some very creepy monsters br br This second novel begins in immediately after the first book ended Having escaped Miss Peregrine s island by the skin of their teeth Jacob and his new friends must journey to London the peculiar capital of the world Along the way they encounter new allies a menagerie of peculiar animals and other unexpected surprises br br Complete with dozens of newly discovered and thoroughly mesmerizing vintage photographs this new adventure will delight readers of all ages

Library of Souls (Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children, #3)

i A boy with extraordinary powers An army of deadly monsters An epic battle for the future of peculiardom i br br The adventure that began with i Miss Peregrine s Home for Peculiar Children i and continued in i Hollow City i comes to a thrilling conclusion with i Library of Souls i 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 br br 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 Like its predecessors i Library of Souls i blends thrilling fantasy with never before published vintage photography to create a one of a kind reading experience

Tales of the Peculiar (Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children #0.5)

i Before Miss Peregrine gave them a home the story of peculiars was written in the Tales i br br Wealthy cannibals who dine on the discarded limbs of peculiars A fork tongued princess The origins of the first ymbryne These are but a few of the truly brilliant stories in i Tales of the Peculiar i known to hide information about the peculiar world first introduced by Ransom Riggs in his Miss Peregrine s Peculiar Children series br br Riggs now invites you to share his secrets of peculiar history with a collection of original stories as collected and annotated by Millard Nullings ward of Miss Peregrine and scholar of all things peculiar

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children: The Graphic Novel (Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children Graphic Novels, #1)

When Jacob Portman was a boy his grandfather regaled him with stories of his fantastic life at Miss Peregrine s home during the Second World War even sharing photos of the remarkable children with whom he resided As Jacob grew up though he decided that these photos were obvious fakes simple forgeries designed to stir his youthful imagination Or were they br br Following his grandfather s death a scene Jacob literally couldn t believe with his own eyes the sixteen year old boy embarks on a mission to disentangle fact from fiction in his grandfather s tall tales But even his grandfather s elaborate yarns couldn t prepare Jacob for the eccentricities he will discover at Miss Peregrine s Home for Peculiar Children

Talking Pictures: Images and Messages Rescued from the Past

With the candid quirkiness of em Awkward Family Photos em and the confessional intimacy of em PostSecret em Ransom Riggs s em Talking Pictures em is a haunting collection of antique found photographs with evocative inscriptions that bring these lost personal moments to life from the author of the em New York Times em bestselling illustrated novel em Miss Peregrine s Home for Peculiar Children em Each image in em Talking Pictures em reveals a singular frozen moment in a person s life be it joyful quiet or steeped in sorrow Yet the book s unique depth comes from the writing accompanying each photo as with the caption revealing how one seemingly random snapshot of a dancing couple captured the first dance of their year marriage each successive inscription shines like a flashbulb illuminating a photograph s particular context and lighting up our connection to the past

Hollow City (Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children Graphic Novels, #2)

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 i Hollow City s i 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 br br br

Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children Boxed Set (Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children #1-3)

b The New York Times best selling series b br b b br b Includes novels by Ransom Riggs and peculiar photographs b br b b br b The movie adaptation of i Miss Peregrine s Home for Peculiar Children i is in theaters December b br b b br Together for the first time here is the i New York Times i best seller i Miss Peregrine s Home for Peculiar Children i and its two sequels i Hollow City i and the newly released i Library of Souls i Also included twelve peculiar photographs highlighting the most memorable moments of this extraordinary three volume fantasy br br MISS PEREGRINE S HOME FOR PECULIAR CHILDREN A mysterious island An abandoned orphanage A strange collection of very curious photographs It all waits to be discovered in this groundbreaking novel which mixes fiction and photography in a thrilling new kind of reading experience As our story opens a horrific family tragedy sets sixteen year old Jacob Portman journeying to a remote island off the coast of Wales where he discovers the crumbling ruins of Miss Peregrine s Home for Peculiar Children br br HOLLOW CITY September 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 adventure 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 br br LIBRARY OF SOULS A boy a girl and a talking dog They re all that stands between the sinister wights and the future of peculiar children everywhere Jacob Portman ventures through history one last time to rescue the peculiar children from a heavily guarded fortress He s joined by girlfriend and firestarter Emma Bloom canine companion Addison MacHenry and some very unexpected allies

The Sherlock Holmes Handbook

My name is Sherlock Holmes It is my business to know what other people don t know br br This reader s companion to the casework of Sherlock Holmes explores the methodology of the world s most famous consulting detective From analyzing fingerprints and decoding ciphers to creating disguises and faking one s own death readers will learn how Holmes solved his most celebrated cases plus an arsenal of modern techniques available to today s armchair sleuths Along the way readers will discover a host of trivia about the master detective and his universe Why did Holmes never marry How was the real Scotland Yard organized Was cocaine really legal back then And why were the British so terrified of Australia Full of fascinating how to skills and evocative illustrations The Sherlock Holmes Handbook will appeal to Baker Street Irregulars of all ages

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children sampler

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