A mysterious island. An abandoned orphanage. A strange collection of peculiar 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.