Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

by Ransom Riggs
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What is a summary of the book Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children?

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children is about Jacob, who gets sent back in time to the orphanage where his grandfather grew up during WWII. It's full of children with unique powers. Miss Peregrine created a time loop to protect the orphanage from a bomb and from evil creatures called the hollowgast. Miss Peregrine gets kidnapped by the hollowgast and gets stuck as a bird, ending the time loop, destroying the orphanage, and making Jacob determined to stay and help everyone.

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Ransom Rigg’s book Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children is about a teenage boy named Jacob, who grew up listening to his grandfather’s stories about his rather peculiar life. In the first chapter, his grandfather starts saying that a monster is coming after him. When Jacob goes to visit him shortly after, he finds his grandfather dying and sees the monster that killed him.

After witnessing this, Jacob goes to see a psychiatrist because he is having scary nightmares. His psychiatrist tells him that it might be a good idea to see the orphanage in Wales where his grandfather was...

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