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Tales of the peculiar [electronic resource]. Ransom Riggs.

Riggs, Ransom. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780399538551 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2016.

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Summary, etc.: A companion to the New York Times bestselling Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, soon to be a major motion picture directed by Tim Burton. Before Miss Peregrine gave them a home, the story of peculiars was written in the Tales. Wealthy cannibals who dine on the discarded limbs of peculiars. A fork-tongued princess. These are but a few of the truly brilliant stories in Tales of the Peculiar—the collection of fairy tales known to hide information about the peculiar world, including clues to the locations of time loops—first introduced by Ransom Riggs in his #1 bestselling Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children series. Riggs now invites you to share his secrets of peculiar history, with a collection of original stories in this deluxe volume of Tales of the Peculiar, as collected and annotated by Millard Nullings, ward of Miss Peregrine and scholar of all things peculiar. Featuring stunning illustrations from world-renowned artist Andrew Davidson and beautifully packaged with foil stamping, a ribbon, and removable back sticker, this compelling and truly peculiar anthology is the perfect gift for not only fans, but for all booklovers. "[These tales] embody gentle, empowering messages: accept yourself and others; celebrate difference and oddity; never lose your sense of wonder." —Financial Times "With a Victorian style for writing and a capacity for subtle humor, the tales read as cautionary fables, rich with peril and phantasy, and will be enjoyed by teens and adults alike." —GeekDad.comFrom the Hardcover edition.
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Dutton Books for Young Readers, 2016. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 13574 KB) or Kobo app or compatible Kobo device (file size: N/A KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Young Adult Fiction.
Fantasy.
Folklore.
Genre: Electronic books.

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