An old review from one of my older, first attempts at blogging.
Starting my review with the book trailer from the author’s youtube account felt like the perfect place to begin. It captures the essence of the story perfectly – from the actors to the lighting. Everything screams “Miss Peregrines”.
As for the description of the story, I took this directly from Ransom Riggs website (details of which are here):
“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…
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