Miss Peregrine s Home for Peculiar Children

Titre : Miss Peregrine s Home for Peculiar Children
Auteur : Ransom Riggs
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : 0316282189
Libération : 2013

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"A horrific family tragedy sets sixteen-year-old Jacob on a journey 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"--Publisher's website.

Library of Souls

Titre : Library of Souls
Auteur : Ransom Riggs
Éditeur : Quirk Books
ISBN-13 : 9781594747786
Libération : 2015-09-22

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The New York Times #1 best-selling series. The movie adaptation of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children is now a major motion picture from visionary director Tim Burton, staring Eva Green, Asa Butterfield, Ella Purnell, Samual L. Jackson, and Judi Dench. Like its predecessors, Library of Souls blends thrilling fantasy with never-before-published vintage photography to create a one-of-a-kind reading experience. A boy with extraordinary powers. An army of deadly monsters. An epic battle for the future of peculiardom. The adventure that began with Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children and continued in Hollow City comes to a thrilling conclusion with Library of Souls. As the story opens, sixteen-year-old Jacob discovers a powerful new ability, and soon he’s diving through history to rescue his peculiar companions from a heavily guarded fortress. Accompanying Jacob on his journey are Emma Bloom, a girl with fire at her fingertips, and Addison MacHenry, a dog with a nose for sniffing out lost children. They’ll travel from modern-day London to the labyrinthine alleys of Devil’s Acre, the most wretched slum in all of Victorian England. It’s a place where the fate of peculiar children everywhere will be decided once and for all.

Hollow City

Titre : Hollow City
Auteur : Ransom Riggs
Éditeur : Quirk Books
ISBN-13 : 9781594746208
Libération : 2014-01-14

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Read the sequel to the New York Times #1 best-selling book. The movie adaptation of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children is now a major motion picture from visionary director Tim Burton, staring Eva Green, Asa Butterfield, Ella Purnell, Samual L. Jackson, and Judi Dench. Bonus features: • Sneak preview of the third Peculiar Children novel • Exclusive Q&A with Ransom Riggs • Never-before-seen peculiar photography Like its predecessor, this second novel in the Peculiar Children series blends thrilling fantasy with vintage photography to create a one-of-a-kind reading experience. September 3, 1940. Ten peculiar children flee an army of deadly monsters. And only one person can help them—but she’s trapped in the body of a bird. The extraordinary journey that began in Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children continues as Jacob Portman and his newfound friends journey to London, the peculiar capital of the world. There, they hope to find a cure for their beloved headmistress, Miss Peregrine. But in this war-torn city, hideous surprises lurk around every corner. And before Jacob can deliver the peculiar children to safety, he must make an important decision about his love for Emma Bloom.

Paper Towns

Titre : Paper Towns
Auteur : John Green
Éditeur : A&C Black
ISBN-13 : 9781408848180
Libération : 2013

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Special edition slipcase edition of John Green's Paper Towns, with pop-up paper town. From the bestselling author of The Fault in our Stars. Quentin Jacobsen has always loved Margo Roth Spiegelman, for Margo (and her adventures) are the stuff of legend at their high school. So when she one day climbs through his window and summons him on an all-night road trip of revenge he cannot help but follow. But the next day Margo doesn't come to school and a week later she is still missing. Q soon learns that there are clues in her disappearance . . . and they are for him. But as he gets deeper into the mystery - culminating in another awesome road trip across America - he becomes less sure of who and what he is looking for. Masterfully written by John Green, this is a thoughtful, insightful and hilarious coming-of-age story.

Miss Peregrine

Titre : Miss Peregrine
Auteur : Ransom Riggs
Éditeur : Bayard Jeunesse
ISBN-13 : 9782747075732
Libération : 2016-09-21

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Jacob Portman, 16 ans, écoute depuis son enfance les récits fabuleux de son grand-père. Ce dernier, un juif polonais, a passé une partie de sa vie sur une minuscule île du pays de Galles, où ses parents l'avaient envoyé pour le protéger de la menace nazie. Le jeune Abe Portman y a été recueilli par Miss Peregrine Faucon, la directrice d'un orphelinat pour enfants « particuliers ». Selon ses dires, Abe y côtoyait une ribambelle d'enfants doués de capacités surnaturelles, censées les protéger des « Monstres ».Un soir, Jacob trouve son grand-père mortellement blessé par une créature qui s'enfuit sous ses yeux. Bouleversé, Jacob part en quête de vérité sur l'île si chère à son grand-père. En découvrant le pensionnat en ruines, il n'a plus aucun doute : les enfants particuliers ont réellement existé. Mais étaient-ils dangereux ? Pourquoi vivaient-ils ainsi reclus, cachés de tous ? Et s'ils étaient toujours en vie, aussi étrange que cela puisse paraître...

The Art of Miss Peregrine s Home for Peculiar Children

Titre : The Art of Miss Peregrine s Home for Peculiar Children
Auteur : Leah Gallo
Éditeur : Quirk Books
ISBN-13 : 9781594749445
Libération : 2016-08-30

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A stunning visual tour of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, filled with exclusive interviews, on-set photography, and special introductions by director Tim Burton and Peculiar Children series author Ransom Riggs. Tim Burton's adaptation of the Ransom Riggs novel Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children is one of the most anticipated films of the year—and this lavishly illustrated companion offers a thrilling behind-the-scenes look. Written and designed by two of Burton's longtime collaborators, this book chronicles every step in the making of the film—from script development and casting to concept art, set design, costumes, visual effects, and much more. Filled with exclusive interviews, on-set photography, and special introductions by Tim Burton and Ransom Riggs, this deluxe hardcover volume is a terrific gift for peculiars of all ages!

Tales of the Peculiar

Titre : Tales of the Peculiar
Auteur : Ransom Riggs
Éditeur : Penguin UK
ISBN-13 : 9780141371665
Libération : 2016-09-03

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*A new set of stories from the world of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children* In this collection of fairy tales, Ransom Riggs invites you to uncover hidden legends of the peculiar world. A fork-tongued princess, a girl who talks to ghosts, and wealthy cannibals who dine on the discarded limbs of peculiars are just a few of the characters whose stories will have you hooked. Featuring stunning illustrations from world-renowned artist Andrew Davidson, this compelling, rich and truly peculiar anthology is the perfect gift for fans - and for all lovers of great storytelling. See the movie! Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, directed by the visionary Tim Burton and starring Judi Dench, Eva Green and Samuel L Jackson, will be released Summer 2016. Praise for Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children: 'A tense, moving, and wondrously strange first novel. The photographs and text work together brilliantly to create an unforgettable story.' John Green, author of The Fault in Our Stars

Miss Peregrine s Journal for Peculiar Children

Titre : Miss Peregrine s Journal for Peculiar Children
Auteur : Ransom Riggs
Éditeur : Quirk Books
ISBN-13 : 9781594749407
Libération : 2016-08-29

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"Life is full of surprises. Things are rarely what they seem. We all have secret hidden talents. These are some of the lessons that Miss Peregrine's students learn, sometimes the hard way. You may not have an ymbryne as your guide, but now you can map your days, record your most peculiar thoughts, and bare your second soul in this beautifully designed journal that's right out of the world of the peculiars. Features vintage black-and-white photos and quotes from all three books in the best-selling Peculiar Children series. It's the perfect companion whether you're traveling peculiardom or caught in a loop."

A Discovery of Witches

Titre : A Discovery of Witches
Auteur : Deborah Harkness
Éditeur : Penguin
ISBN-13 : 1101475692
Libération : 2011-02-08

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Book one of the New York Times–bestselling All Souls trilogy—"a wonderfully imaginative grown-up fantasy with all the magic of Harry Potter and Twilight” (People) Deborah Harkness’s sparkling debut, A Discovery of Witches, has brought her into the spotlight and galvanized fans around the world. In this tale of passion and obsession, Diana Bishop, a young scholar and a descendant of witches, discovers a long-lost and enchanted alchemical manuscript, Ashmole 782, deep in Oxford's Bodleian Library. Its reappearance summons a fantastical underworld, which she navigates with her leading man, vampire geneticist Matthew Clairmont. Harkness has created a universe to rival those of Anne Rice, Diana Gabaldon, and Elizabeth Kostova, and she adds a scholar's depth to this riveting tale of magic and suspense. The story continues in book two, Shadow of Night, and concludes with The Book of Life. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Kat in Zombieland

Titre : Kat in Zombieland
Auteur : Gena Showalter
Éditeur : TKA Distribution
ISBN-13 : 9781942356530
Libération : 2017-02-07

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Kat Parker is dead. And awesome. But mostly dead. She’s become a Witness, a spirit with a single goal: save her ex-boyfriend Frosty and win the war against zombies. Okay, she has two goals. Devastated by the loss of Kat, Frosty the zombie slayer chases one dangerous situation after another. He is locked in a fierce battle of good against evil, light against dark, and his recklessness has put him on a collision course with destruction. Not even his fellow slayers can help him. But Kat is determined, and she's willing to do whatever it takes to succeed. Even putting Frosty in the path of a new love... Previously excerpted on Wattpad, this never-before published novella set in the White Rabbit Chronicles world provides readers with Kat’s point of view during the events of A Mad Zombie Party.