Die Insel der besonderen Kinder

Author: Ransom Riggs
Publisher: Knaur eBook
ISBN: 9783426411957
Release Date: 2011-11-02
Genre: Fiction

Ransom Riggs' Bestseller "Die Insel der besonderen Kinder" in der Filmausgabe zur Verfilmung von Tim Burton Manche Großeltern lesen ihren Enkeln Märchen vor. Aber was Jacob von seinem Opa hörte, war etwas ganz anderes: Abraham erzählte ihm von einer Insel, auf der abenteuerlustige Kinder mit besonderen Fähigkeiten leben, und von Monstern, die auf der Suche nach ihnen sind. Erst Jahre später, als sein Großvater unter mysteriösen Umständen stirbt, erinnert Jacob sich wieder an die Schauergeschichten und entdeckt Hinweise darauf, dass es die Insel wirklich gibt. Er macht sich auf die Suche nach ihr und findet sich in einer Welt wieder, in der die Zeit stillsteht und er die ungewöhnlichsten Freundschaften schließt, die man sich vorstellen kann. Doch auch die Ungeheuer sind höchst real – und sie sind ihm gefolgt ...

Miss Peregrine s Home for Peculiar Children

Author: Ransom Riggs
Publisher: Quirk Books
ISBN: 9781594745133
Release Date: 2011-06-07
Genre: Young Adult Fiction

The #1 New York Times Best Seller is now a major motion picture from visionary director Tim Burton, starring Eva Green, Asa Butterfield, Ella Purnell, Samuel L. Jackson, and Judi Dench. Bonus features • Q&A with author Ransom Riggs • Eight pages of color stills from the film • Sneak preview of Hollow City, the next novel in the series A mysterious island. An abandoned orphanage. A strange collection of very curious photographs. It all waits to be discovered in Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, an unforgettable novel that mixes fiction and photography in a thrilling reading experience. 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 were more than just peculiar. They may have been dangerous. They may have been quarantined on a deserted 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. “A tense, moving, and wondrously strange first novel. The photographs and text work together brilliantly to create an unforgettable story.”—John Green, New York Times best-selling author of The Fault in Our Stars “With its X-Men: First Class-meets-time-travel story line, David Lynchian imagery, and rich, eerie detail, it’s no wonder Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children has been snapped up by Twentieth Century Fox. B+”—Entertainment Weekly “‘Peculiar’ doesn’t even begin to cover it. Riggs’ chilling, wondrous novel is already headed to the movies.”—People “You’ll love it if you want a good thriller for the summer. It’s a mystery, and you’ll race to solve it before Jacob figures it out for himself.”—Seventeen

Die Insel der besonderen Kinder

Author: Ransom Riggs
Publisher:
ISBN: 9783551728265
Release Date: 2016-09-27
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

Manche Großeltern lesen ihren Enkeln Märchen vor. Nicht so der Opa von Jacob - Abraham erzählte ihm von einer Insel, auf der Kinder mit besonderen Fähigkeiten leben. Und von Monstern, die auf der Suche nach ihnen sind. Erst Jahre später, als sein Großvater unter mysteriösen Umständen stirbt, erinnert Jacob sich wieder an die Geschichten und entdeckt Hinweise darauf, dass es diesen besonderen Ort wirklich gibt. Doch auch die Ungeheuer sind höchst real – und folgen ihm auf seiner Suche nach der Insel der besonderen Kinder...

Die Stadt der besonderen Kinder

Author: Ransom Riggs
Publisher: Knaur eBook
ISBN: 9783426428290
Release Date: 2015-01-28
Genre: Fiction

Mit Müh und Not konnten Jakob und die besonderen Kinder aus der Zeitschleife, der Insel Cairnholm, vor ihren Feinden fliehen. Nun sind sie im England der 1940er Jahre gestrandet, immer noch verfolgt und ohne Beistand von Miss Peregrine, die sich nicht mehr in ihre Menschengestalt verwandeln kann. Um Miss Peregrine zu retten, brauchen die Kinder eine andere Magierin. Gerüchteweise lebt eine in London, und so machen sie sich auf den gefährlichen Weg in die zerbombte Stadt. Dort angekommen, finden sie schließlich Miss Wren und glauben schon, gerettet zu sein. Doch ausgerechnet hier, in ihrer vermeintlichen Zuflucht, erwartet sie der größte Verrat.

Die Bibliothek der besonderen Kinder

Author: Ransom Riggs
Publisher: Knaur eBook
ISBN: 9783426441626
Release Date: 2016-10-26
Genre: Fiction

Der dritte Band der "Besonderen Kinder"-Trilogie von Ransom Riggs Nachdem ihre Freunde von den feindlichen Wights entführt wurden, machen Jacob und Emma sich auf eine gefährliche Suche, um sie und die gefangenen Ymbrynen – so nennen sich die Schutzpatroninnen besonderer Kinder – zu befreien. Die Spurt führt sie in die Zeitschleife Devil’s Acre, wo der Abschaum der Gesellschaft der Besonderen lebt, und schließlich zur geheimen Festung der Wights. Dort decken sie ein noch größeres Geheimnis auf: Caul, Miss Peregrines böser Bruder, will die sagenumwobene „Seelenbibliothek“ Abaton finden und sich mithilfe der dort verborgenen Kräfte zum Herrscher der Besonderenwelt aufzuschwingen. Und Jacob ist der Schlüssel dazu ...

Library of Souls

Author: Ransom Riggs
Publisher: Quirk Books
ISBN: 9781594747786
Release Date: 2015-09-22
Genre: Young Adult Fiction

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, starring Eva Green, Asa Butterfield, Ella Purnell, Samuel 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.

Hollow City

Author: Ransom Riggs
Publisher: Quirk Books
ISBN: 9781594746208
Release Date: 2014-01-14
Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Read the sequel to the New York Times #1 best-selling book. 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. Bonus features: • Sneak preview of the third Peculiar Children novel • Exclusive Q&A with Ransom Riggs • Never-before-seen peculiar photography Like its predecessor, this second novel in the Peculiar Children series blends thrilling fantasy with vintage photography to create a one-of-a-kind reading experience. September 3, 1940. Ten peculiar children flee an army of deadly monsters. And only one person can help them—but she’s trapped in the body of a bird. The extraordinary journey that began in Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children continues as Jacob Portman and his newfound friends journey to London, the peculiar capital of the world. There, they hope to find a cure for their beloved headmistress, Miss Peregrine. But in this war-torn city, hideous surprises lurk around every corner. And before Jacob can deliver the peculiar children to safety, he must make an important decision about his love for Emma Bloom.

The Art of Miss Peregrine s Home for Peculiar Children

Author: Leah Gallo
Publisher: Quirk Books
ISBN: 9781594749445
Release Date: 2016-08-30
Genre: Art

A stunning visual tour of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, filled with exclusive interviews, on-set photography, and special introductions by director Tim Burton and Peculiar Children series author Ransom Riggs. Tim Burton's adaptation of the Ransom Riggs novel Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children is one of the most anticipated films of the year—and this lavishly illustrated companion offers a thrilling behind-the-scenes look. Written and designed by two of Burton's longtime collaborators, this book chronicles every step in the making of the film—from script development and casting to concept art, set design, costumes, visual effects, and much more. Filled with exclusive interviews, on-set photography, and special introductions by Tim Burton and Ransom Riggs, this deluxe hardcover volume is a terrific gift for peculiars of all ages!

Miss Peregrine s Home for Peculiar Children Sampler

Author: Ransom Riggs
Publisher: Quirk Books
ISBN: 9781594747960
Release Date: 2014-06-24
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

A mysterious island. An abandoned orphanage. A strange collection of very curious photographs. It all waits to be discovered in Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, an unforgettable novel that mixes fiction and photography in a thrilling reading experience. 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 were more than just peculiar. They may have been dangerous. They may have been quarantined on a deserted 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.

Miss Peregrine s Home for Peculiar Children The Graphic Novel

Author: Ransom Riggs
Publisher: Yen Press LLC
ISBN: 9780316323796
Release Date: 2013-10-29
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

When Jacob Portman was a boy, his grandfather regaled him with stories of his fantastic life at Miss Peregrine's home during the Second World War, even sharing photos of the remarkable children with whom he resided. As Jacob grew up, though, he decided that these photos were obvious fakes, simple forgeries designed to stir up his youthful imagination. Or were they...? Following his grandfather's death - a scene Jacob literally couldn't believe with his own eyes - the sixteen-year-old boy embarks on a mission to disentangle fact from fiction in his grandfather's tall tales. But even his grandfather's elaborate yarns couldn't prepare Jacob for the eccentricities he will discover at Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children!

A Map of Days

Author: Ransom Riggs
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 9780141385938
Release Date: 2018-10-02
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

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. 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

Miss Peregrine s Home for Peculiar Children

Author: Riggs, Ransom
Publisher: Best Books
ISBN:
Release Date: 2011-06-06
Genre:

Amazon.com Review Amazon Best Books of the Month, June 2011: As a kid, Jacob formed a special bond with his grandfather over his bizarre tales and photos of levitating girls and invisible boys. Now at 16, he is reeling from the old man's unexpected death. Then Jacob is given a mysterious letter that propels him on a journey to the remote Welsh island where his grandfather grew up. There, he finds the children from the photographs--alive and well--despite the islanders’ assertion that all were killed decades ago. As Jacob begins to unravel more about his grandfather’s childhood, he suspects he is being trailed by a monster only he can see. A haunting and out-of-the-ordinary read, debut author Ransom Rigg’s first-person narration is convincing and absorbing, and every detail he draws our eye to is deftly woven into an unforgettable whole. Interspersed with photos throughout, Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children is a truly atmospheric novel with plot twists, turns, and surprises that will delight readers of any age. Excerpts from Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (Click on Thumbnails to Enlarge) Review * A mysterious island. An abandoned orphanage. And a strange collection of very curious photographs. It all waits to be discovered in Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, an unforgettable novel that mixes fiction and photography in a thrilling reading experience. 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,...

Miss Peregrine s Journal for Peculiar Children

Author: Ransom Riggs
Publisher: Quirk Books
ISBN: 9781594749407
Release Date: 2016-08-29
Genre:

"Life is full of surprises. Things are rarely what they seem. We all have secret hidden talents. These are some of the lessons that Miss Peregrine's students learn, sometimes the hard way. You may not have an ymbryne as your guide, but now you can map your days, record your most peculiar thoughts, and bare your second soul in this beautifully designed journal that's right out of the world of the peculiars. Features vintage black-and-white photos and quotes from all three books in the best-selling Peculiar Children series. It's the perfect companion whether you're traveling peculiardom or caught in a loop."

Wie Schnee so wei

Author: Marissa Meyer
Publisher: Carlsen
ISBN: 9783646926446
Release Date: 2016-01-29
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Das kann Königin Levana, Herrscherin des Mondes, nicht dulden: Ihre Stieftochter, Prinzessin Winter, wird täglich schöner und ihr Zauber immer mächtiger! Wütend zwingt die böse Königin sie dazu, sich das Gesicht mit Schnitten zu verunstalten – doch die Narben können Winters Schönheit nichts anhaben. Schließlich versucht Levana sogar, sie umbringen zu lassen. Da fasst Winter einen verzweifelten Plan: Sie muss die rechtmäßige Thronfolgerin Selene finden, um gemeinsam mit ihr die böse Königin zu stürzen … Alle Bände der faszinierenden Luna-Chroniken: Wie Monde so silbern (Band 1) Wie Blut so rot (Band 2) Wie Sterne so golden (Band 3) Wie Schnee so weiß (Band 4) E-Book-Erzählung: Das mechanische Mädchen (Prequel)