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Ransom Riggs - Author

About the Author

Ransom Riggs grew up in Florida. His hobbies include wreck diving and collecting vintage photography. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife, bestselling author Tahereh Mafi.

Featured books by Ransom Riggs

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

13+ readers

Author: Ransom Riggs Format: Paperback Release Date: 13/08/2013

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 who once lived here - one of whom was his own grandfather - were more than just peculiar. They may have been dangerous. They may have been quarantined on a desolate 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.

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Other books by Ransom Riggs

The Conference of the Birds Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children

The Conference of the Birds Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children

Author: Ransom Riggs Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/01/2021

Return to the extraordinary world of Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children . . . A fragile peace. An apocryphal warning. Chaos waiting in the heart of the storm. With his dying words, H - Jacob's final connection to his grandfather Abe's secret life - entrusts Jacob with a mission: Deliver newly contacted peculiar Noor Pradesh to an operative known only as V. Noor is being hunted. She is the subject of an ancient prophecy, one that foretells a looming apocalypse. Save Noor, save the future of all peculiardom. With only a few bewildering clues to follow, time is running out. With enemies behind him and the unknown ahead, Jacob Portman's story continues as he takes a brave leap forward into The Conference of the Birds, the newest installment of the beloved, #1 bestselling Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children series. .................................................................................................................. Praise for the Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children series: 'The popularity of the Miss Peregrine's book series cannot be overstated' Entertainment Weekly 'Creepy in the best way possible' The Guardian 'Readers searching for the next Harry Potter may want to visit Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children' CNN 'A thrilling, Tim Burton-esque tale with haunting photographs' USA Today

The Conference of the Birds Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children

The Conference of the Birds Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children

Author: Ransom Riggs Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/01/2020

'Do you trust me?' An instant bestseller, A Map of Days launched readers into the previously unexplored world of American peculiars, one bursting with new questions, new allies, and new adversaries. Now, with enemies behind him and the unknown ahead, Jacob Portman's story continues as he takes a brave leap forward into The Conference of the Birds, the next instalment of the beloved, bestselling Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children series.

A Map of Days Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children

A Map of Days Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children

Author: Ransom Riggs Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/10/2019

__________ Things have started to get quite . . . peculiar . . . Having defeated the monstrous threat that nearly destroyed the peculiar world, Jacob Portman is back in Florida, where his story began. Joined by Miss Peregrine, Emma and their peculiar friends, life has become carefree. They spend days at the beach, and take part in 'normalling' lessons. But it's not meant to last. The discovery of Jacob's grandfather's subterranean bunker leads to clues about his double-life as a peculiar operative. Jacob begins to learn more about the dangerous legacy he's inherited, and the truths that were part of him long before he walked into Miss Peregrine's time loop. Now, the stakes are higher than ever as Jacob and his friends are thrust into the untamed landscape of American peculiardom - a world that none of them understand. New wonders, and dangers, await in this darkly brilliant next chapter for Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children, illustrated with haunting vintage photographs- in full colour. Praise for the Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children series: 'The popularity of the Miss Peregrine's book series cannot be overstated' Entertainment Weekly 'Creepy in the best way possible' The Guardian 'Readers searching for the next Harry Potter may want to visit Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children' CNN 'A thrilling, Tim Burton-esque tale with haunting photographs' USA Today

A Map of Days Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children

A Map of Days Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children

Author: Ransom Riggs Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/10/2018

__________ Things have started to get quite . . . peculiar . . . Having defeated the monstrous threat that nearly destroyed the peculiar world, Jacob Portman is back in Florida, where his story began. Joined by Miss Peregrine, Emma and their peculiar friends, life has become carefree. They spend days at the beach, and take part in 'normalling' lessons. But it's not meant to last. The discovery of Jacob's grandfather's subterranean bunker leads to clues about his double-life as a peculiar operative. Jacob begins to learn more about the dangerous legacy he's inherited, and the truths that were part of him long before he walked into Miss Peregrine's time loop. Now, the stakes are higher than ever as Jacob and his friends are thrust into the untamed landscape of American peculiardom - a world that none of them understand. New wonders, and dangers, await in this darkly brilliant next chapter for Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children, illustrated with haunting vintage photographs- in full colour. Praise for the Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children series: 'The popularity of the Miss Peregrine's book series cannot be overstated' Entertainment Weekly 'Creepy in the best way possible' The Guardian 'Readers searching for the next Harry Potter may want to visit Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children' CNN 'A thrilling, Tim Burton-esque tale with haunting photographs' USA Today

Die Legenden der besonderen Kinder

Die Legenden der besonderen Kinder

Author: Ransom Riggs Format: eBook Release Date: 26/03/2018

Die langerwartete Ruckkehr in die Welt von Jacob, Emma und Miss Peregrine - SPIEGEL-Bestseller-Autor Ransom Riggs erzahlt in diesem Band mit einzigartigen Fantasy-Erzahlungen die wunderbaren, unheimlichen und herrlich skurrilen "e;Legenden der besonderen Kinder"e;Die Geschichte der ersten Ymbryne und der Entstehung der Zeitschleifen, die Sage vom Mdchen, dessen beste Freundin seine tote Schwester ist, oder das Mrchen vom Wald der besonderen Tiere - jedes besondere Kind kennt die berhmten Erzhlungen, die ber Generationen in aller Welt gesammelt wurden. Nun liegen die faszinierenden "e;Legenden der besonderen Kinder"e; endlich auch in schriftlicher Form vor - in hochwertiger Geschenk-Ausstattung mit zahlreichen IllustrationenEin Muss fr Fans der Bestseller-Reihe und der Verfilmung von Tim Burton - und ein atmosphrischer Einstieg fr alle, die die Welt der "e;besonderen Kinder"e; noch entdecken mchten.

Tales of the Peculiar

Tales of the Peculiar

Author: Ransom Riggs Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/10/2017

A new set of stories from the world of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. Now in paperback with a brand-new story: The Man who Bottled the Sun. 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. Watch 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. 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

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