Tales of the PeculiarBook - 2016
Before Miss Peregrine gave them a home, the story of peculiars was written in the Tales .
Wealthy cannibals who dine on the discarded limbs of peculiars. A fork-tongued princess. These are but a few of the truly brilliant stories in Tales of the Peculiar--the collection of fairy tales known to hide information about the peculiar world, including clues to the locations of time loops--first introduced by Ransom Riggs in his #1 bestselling Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children series.
Riggs now invites you to share his secrets of peculiar history, with a collection of original stories in this deluxe volume of Tales of the Peculiar, as collected and annotated by Millard Nullings, ward of Miss Peregrine and scholar of all things peculiar. Featuring stunning illustrations from world-renowned woodcut artist Andrew Davidson this compelling and truly peculiar anthology is the perfect gift for not only fans, but for all booklovers.
A perfect gift, reminiscent of classic bookmaking, this beautifully packaged volume features full-page woodcut illustrations, gold foil stamping, a ribbon, and removable back sticker.
"[These tales] embody gentle, empowering messages: accept yourself and others; celebrate difference and oddity; never lose your sense of wonder." -- Financial Times
"With a Victorian style for writing and a capacity for subtle humor, the tales read as cautionary fables, rich with peril and phantasy, and will be enjoyed by teens and adults alike." --GeekDad.com
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Tales of the Peculiar Are you a fan of the Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children series? How about the recent movie adaptation? If so, Tales of the Peculiar should be right up your alley! It is a compilation of short (peculiar) stories put together by the character, Millard Nullings. It even includes the origin of the peculiar like Miss Peregrine herself, the ymbrynes! There's a l… (more)
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SLPL_CenterfortheReader Nov 14, 2016
The prequel to Miss Peregrine's -- hear their pre-Home yarns!