Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
Publish date: June 4th 2013
Publisher: Turtleback Books
Pages no: 382
Edition language: English
Series: Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children (#1)
A mysterious island. An abandoned orphanage. A strange collection of curious photographs.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 explore...
Book: Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children Author: Ransom Riggs Genre: Young Adult/Fiction/Supernatural Summary: A mysterious island. An abandoned orphanage. A strange collection of peculiar photographs. It all waits to be discovered in Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, an un...
Good use of simple language to tell a surprisingly creepy story. Use of found photographs elevates a solid mid-list title to something special.
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...