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Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children / by Ransom Riggs.

Riggs, Ransom (Author). McGurk, John J. (Production manager). Horner, Doogie. (Book designer). Quirk Books. (Publisher).

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  • 139 out of 172 copies are currently available at PINES. (Show copies)
  • 1 out of 2 copies are currently available at Lee County Public Library. (Show copies)
  • 0 out of 1 copy are currently available at Oakland Branch.

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5 current holds on 172 total copies.

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Item details

  • ISBN: 1594744769 (hardbound)
  • ISBN: 9781594744761 (hardbound)
  • ISBN: 1594745749
  • ISBN: 9781594745744
  • ISBN: 9781594746031 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 1594746036 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 1480617547 (PawPrnt)
  • ISBN: 9781480617544 (PawPrnt)
  • ISBN: 9781594746062 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 1594746060 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 352 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: Philadelphia, PA : Quirk Books, c2011

Contents / Notes

General Note: "Designed by Doogie Horner ; Production management by John J. McGurk"--t.p. verso.
Summary, etc.: 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. - Publisher.
After a family tragedy, Jacob feels compelled to explore an abandoned orphanage on an island off the coast of Wales, discovering disturbing facts about the children who were kept there.
Subject: Orphanages > Juvenile fiction.
Islands > Juvenile fiction.
Teenage boys > Juvenile fiction.
Orphanages > Fiction.
Islands > Fiction.
Mystery and detective stories.
Wales > Juvenile fiction.
Genre: Mystery fiction.
Photographs.
Dust jackets (Bindings) > 2011.
Detective and mystery stories
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