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This fifth book in the extraordinarily unique Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children series will thrill aficionados of jauntily gothic fiction
Delectably whimsical and irrefutably elegant, this fifth volume of Ransom Briggs’s Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children series is an intoxicating feat of fantastical fiction.
Tasked to undertake a mysterious, meandering mission by his dying grandfather, Jacob Portman must deliver a peculiar named Noor - the focus of an ancient apocalyptic prophecy - to a person known only as “V”. With little to work with and chaos waiting, courageous steps must be taken, which makes Jacob’s story piquant with stakes of the highest order.
With a liberal peppering of authentic old photographs adding to the exuberantly eerie atmosphere, this fluttering marvel of the macabre is shot-through with endearing companionships and propelled by an urgent, noble need to save Peculiardom from doom.
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
Publication date: 14/01/2020
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd an imprint of Penguin Random House Children's UK
|Publication date:||14th January 2020|
|Publisher:||Penguin Books Ltd an imprint of Penguin Random House Children's UK|
|Genres:||NewGen - YA Fiction,|
|Categories:||Adventure stories (Children's / Teenage), Fantasy & magical realism (Children's / Teenage),|
Ransom Riggs is the author of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (Quirk, 2011), a New York Times best seller with more than 2 million copies sold, as well as its best-selling sequel, Hollow City (Quirk, 2013). Translation rights have been sold to more than 25 territories worldwide. He lives in Santa Monica, California, with his wife. Author photo © Tahereh MafiMore About Ransom Riggs