Die Insel der besonderen Kinder
Publish date: November 2nd 2011
Pages no: 416
Edition language: Deutsch
Series: Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children (#1)
Jacob’s grandfather use to spin some stories about his own World War Two childhood, some pretty strange ones…stories about the boy who could lift rocks with one hand and the girl who could fly. As he turns into a teenager, Jacob realises they couldn’t have been true. Could they?An entertaining read ...
I had heard from at least three people that the synopsis did not accurately represent this book, so when I decided to read it because it was recommended to me by a student, I purposely did not re-read the synopsis as a reminder to what it was about. As it happens, I did enjoy Miss Peregrine's Home f...
As a child, Jacob was told many stories by his grandfather, Abraham. He talked about the peculiar children he knew in a special home run by Miss Peregrine. As Jacob gets older, he doubts his grandfather's stories, until Abraham is killed and with his dying breath he tells Jacob to find the bird...
Inhalt: Jacobs hat ein besonderes Verhältnis zu seinem Vater, auch wenn er in den Augen vieler Menschen ein verrückter alter Mann ist, so ist er für Jacob etwas ganz Besonderes. Während andere Kinder von ihren Großeltern aus Märchenbüchern Geschichten vorgelesen bekommen, berichtet Abraham seinem ...
The story is not great, but entertaining enough. When I read this, it keep reminding me of the struggle point of view with Professor X and Magneto. This school is run by a mutant who could transform herself into a bird. The rest of mutant children have different powers. The storytelling is ok...
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