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Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

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ISBN-10: 1594746036

ISBN-13: 9781594746031

Edition: 2013

Authors: Ransom Riggs

List price: $19.99
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A New York Times #1 best seller and#160; On the New York Times Best Seller List for more than 52 consecutive weeks and#160; Includes an excerpt from the much-anticipated sequel and an interview with author Ransom Riggs and#160; A mysterious island.and#8232;and#8232; and#160; An abandoned orphanage.and#8232;and#8232; and#160; A strange collection of very curious photographs.and#8232;and#8232; and#160; It all waits to be discovered in Miss Peregrineandrsquo;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…    
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Book details

List price: $19.99
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Quirk Books
Publication date: 7/15/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.122
Language: English

Ransom Riggs is a writer and filmmaker. He attended the Pine View School for the Gifted in Florida. He studied English literature at Kenyon College and studied film at the University of Southern California. His work on short films for the Internet and blogging for Mental Floss magazine got him a job writing The Sherlock Holmes Handbook which was released as a tie-in to the 2009 Sherlock Holmes film. Riggs had collected curious vernacular photographs and approached his publisher, Quirk Books, about using some of them in a picture book. On the suggestion of an editor, Riggs used the photographs as a guide from which to put together a narrative.The resulting book was Miss Peregrine's Home for…