- ISBN: 9781594747786 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
|Summary, etc.:|| 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.
|Target Audience Note:|| Text Difficulty 3 - Text Difficulty 4
|Reproduction Note:|| Electronic reproduction. New York : Quirk Books, 2015. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 17930 KB) or Kobo app or compatible Kobo device (file size: N/A KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
- Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2015 October #1
The third installment in the Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children series sees Jacob and Emma journey to the wights' headquarters in Devil's Acre to rescue Miss Peregrine and the other captured peculiarsâand save them from a fate worse than death. Giving a nod to Charon, ferryman to the underworld, they arrive in this hellish time loop via a boat piloted by Sharon, who serves as their occasional guide. Devil's Acre throws countless new dangers at the pair as they fight to reach and infiltrate the wights' fortress. Over the course of this journey, Jacob and Emma grow closer, and Jacob hones his newfound ability to control hollowgasts. As in the previous books, Riggs builds atmosphere with eerie vintage photos that amplify the curious nature of his imagined world. This novel proves perhaps too neat a conclusion to Jacob's story arc, but satisfying answers are given to long-standing questions about peculiardom, and all major story lines see resolution. Fans will easily lose themselves in this most peculiar tale of all. HIGH-DEMAND BACKSTORY: Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children is soon to be a Tim Burton film, which will swell this best-selling series' ranks of dedicated followers. Copyright 2014 Booklist Reviews.
Ransom Riggs is the author of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (Quirk, 2011), a New York Times best seller with more than 5 million copies sold, as well as its best-selling sequels Hollow City (Quirk, 2013) and Library of Souls (Quirk, 2015). He lives in Santa Monica, CA, with his wife.
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