Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
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The #1 New York Times Best Seller is soon to be 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 Ransom Riggs

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Ransom Riggs is the author of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (Quirk, 2011), a New York Times best seller with more than 2 million copies sold, as well as its best-selling sequels Hollow City (Quirk, 2013) and Library of Souls (Quirk, 2015). Translation rights have been sold to more than 40 territories around the world. He lives in Santa Monica, CA, with his wife.
Author Residence: Santa Monica, CA
 
Published August 2, 2016 by Quirk Books. 392 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Horror, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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