The Resource Miss peregrine's home for peculiar children, Ransom Riggs, (ebook)

Miss peregrine's home for peculiar children, Ransom Riggs, (ebook)

Label
Miss peregrine's home for peculiar children
Title
Miss peregrine's home for peculiar children
Statement of responsibility
Ransom Riggs
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Language
eng
Summary
A New York Times #1 best seller On the New York Times Best Seller List for more than 52 consecutive weeks Includes an excerpt from the much-anticipated sequel and an interview with author Ransom Riggs A mysterious island. An abandoned orphanage. 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 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. 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. "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 The Fault in Our Stars "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
Additional physical form
Downloadable applications available for access via iOS 4.0+ devices (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch) and Android 2.1+ devices.
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MdPfRBL
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Riggs, Ransom
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Intended audience
7 years and up
LC call number
PS3618.I3985
LC item number
R544 2014
Literary form
unknown
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Children's stories
Target audience
primary
Label
Miss peregrine's home for peculiar children, Ransom Riggs, (ebook)
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unknown
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
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1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Isbn
9781594745133
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
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unknown
Publisher number
EB00185869
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not applicable
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rbeEB00185869
Label
Miss peregrine's home for peculiar children, Ransom Riggs, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Isbn
9781594745133
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Publisher number
EB00185869
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
rbeEB00185869

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