- ISBN: 9781624600418 (sound recording)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (13 audio files) : digital
- Edition: Unabridged.
- Publisher: Ashland : Blackstone Audio, Inc., and Buck 50 Productions, LLC, 2014.
|General Note:|| Unabridged.
|Participant or Performer Note:|| Narrator: Kirby Heyborne.
|Summary, etc.:|| Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children was the surprise bestseller of 2011—an unprecedented mix of YA fantasy and vintage photography that enthralled readers and critics alike. Publishers Weekly called it "an enjoyable, eccentric read, distinguished by well-developed characters, a believable Welsh setting, and some very creepy monsters."This second novel begins in 1940, immediately after the first book ended. Having escaped Miss Peregrine's island by the skin of their teeth, Jacob and his new friends must journey to London, the peculiar capital of the world. Along the way, they encounter new allies, a menagerie of peculiar animals, and other surprises.Complete with dozens of newly discovered (and thoroughly creepy) vintage photographs, this new adventure will delight fantasy readers of all ages.
|System Details Note:|| Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 327931 KB).
- Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2014 March #2
Hard on the heels of Riggs' first hugely successful effort, Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2011), comes this equally creepy sequel, which picks up where the first book left off. Jacob and the 10 peculiar children are now headed to war-torn London (the year is 1940), desperate to find a way to release Miss Peregrine from the spell that has trapped her in the body of a bird. But the doughty band is headed into terrible danger, for the metropolis is overrun by evil wights and their minions, the fiendish hollowgasts. Together, the villains have imprisoned all but two of the surviving ymbrines: the missing Miss Wren and the transformed Miss Peregrine. Can Jacob and friends find the former, and can she then help them? Ah, therein lies the tale. Like the first volume, this one is generously illustrated with peculiar period photographs that capture and enhance the eerie mood and mode. Fans will be pleased with this second volume and downright delighted to know that a third in the series is in the offing. Copyright 2014 Booklist Reviews.
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|Subject:||Young Adult Fiction.