Hollow City (Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children)
Title: Hollow City (Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children)
Author: Ransom Riggs
HORROR TEEN RIGGS
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A follow-up to the best-selling “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” begins in 1940 with Jacob and his new friends escaping from Miss Peregrine’s island and traveling to London, where they encounter new allies, a menagerie of peculiar animals and other unexpected surprises.
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Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children was the surprise best seller 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 unexpected surprises.
Complete with dozens of newly discovered (and thoroughly mesmerizing) vintage photographs, this new adventure will delight readers of all ages.