Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (häftad)
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Format
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
384
Utgivningsdatum
2013-06-04
Utmärkelser
Short-listed for California Young Reader Medal (Young Adult) 2016; Short-listed for Iowa Teen Award 2015
Förlag
Quirk Books
Illustratör/Fotograf
Spot Black and White Photos throughout
Illustrationer
Spot Black and White Photos Throughout
Dimensioner
209 x 134 x 25 mm
Vikt
490 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
,
ISBN
9781594746031
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (häftad)

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

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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.
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  1. Amazing
    Millie, 8 november 2016

    What an amazing and intriguing book! The story about Jacob and the peculiar children will broaden your imagination and take you to a whole new world! I can't wait to get the second and third part of this trilogy

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"A tense, moving, and wondrously strange first novel. The photographs and text work together brilliantly to create an unforgettable story."-John Green, New York Times best-selling author of Looking for Alaska and Paper Towns "Readers searching for the next Harry Potter may want to visit Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children."-CNN "Riggs deftly moves between fantasy and reality, prose and photography to create an enchanting and at times positively terrifying story."-Associated Press "I read all of the Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children books and I loved them."-Florence of Florence + The Machine "[A] thrilling, Tim Burton-esque tale with haunting photographs."-USA Today Pop Candy "With its X-Men: First Class-meets-time-travel story line, David Lynchian imagery, and rich, eerie detail, it's no wonder Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children has been snapped up by Twentieth Century Fox. B+"-Entertainment Weekly "Peculiar' doesn't even begin to cover it. Riggs' chilling, wondrous novel is already headed to the movies."-People "You'll love it if you want a good thriller for the summer. It's a mystery, and you'll race to solve it before Jacob figures it out for himself."-Seventeen "Delightfully weird."-Good Housekeeping "One of the coolest, creepiest YA books."-PopSugar

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Ransom Riggs is the acclaimed director and screenwriter of the Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters viral video book trailer (named Best Book Trailer of the Year by Amazon.com!). He's also the author of Quirk's Sherlock Holmes Handbook. He is a screenwriter and filmmaker by trade. This is his first novel.