The Peculiar Children series, also known as the Peculiar Children trilogy, is a series of fantasy novels written by Ransom Riggs. The series consists of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2011), Hollow City (2014), and Library of Souls (2015). The series, set on Peculiardom, circles on the life of Jacob Portman who discovers his peculiarity throughout the series.

A second series, set on continuing the adventures of Jacob Portman, was released in 2017. It consists of A Map of Days (2018), The Conference of the Birds (2020), and The Desolations of Devil's Acre (2021)

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Plot overview

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (Book 1)

Main Article: Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

Released on June 7, 2011, Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children is the first book in the series.

Hollow City (Book 2)

Main Article: Hollow City

Released on January 14, 2014, Hollow City is the second book in the series.

Library of Souls (Book 3)

Main Article: Library of Souls (book)

Released on September 22, 2015, Library of Souls is the third and final book in the Peculiar Children trilogy.

A Map of Days (Book 4)

Main Article: A Map of Days Ransom Riggs announced a sequel trilogy in 2016 and declared he was finished with the first book in late 2017.

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Now, in a thrilling new story arc, Jacob's adventure continues as Ransom Riggs reveals even more secrets of the peculiar world, set against the rich landscapes of American history.  Released on October 2, 2018, A Map of Days is the first book of the second peculiar trilogy.

The Conference of the Birds (Book 5)

Main Article: The Conference of the Birds

Released on January 14, 2020, The Conference of the Birds is the second book of the second trilogy.

The Desolations of Devil's Acre (Book 6)

Main Article: The Desolations of Devil's Acre

Released on February 23, 2021, The Desolations of Devil's Acre is the third book of the second trilogy and the conclusion to the series.

Companion Books

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children: The Graphic Novel

Released on November 2, 2013, Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children: The Graphic Novel is the illustrated novel version of Ransom Riggs's original book. It is drawn by famous illustrator Cassandra Jean. The book features a shorter version of the story.

Hollow City: The Graphic Novel

Released on July 12, 2016, Hollow City: The Graphic Novel is the illustrated novel version of Ransom Riggs's original book.

Tales of the Peculiar

Released on September 1, 2016, Tales of the Peculiar is about story about peculiars and a collection of fairy tales known to hide information about the peculiar world, including clues to the locations of loops.

Characters

Main Characters

Peculiar Children

Ymbrynes

Villains

Normals

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (film)

The movie rights for Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children have been sold to 20th Century Fox and Chernin Entertainment is to be directed by Tim Burton. Jane Goldman has been hired to adapt the story as a screenplay. Peter Chernin, Dylan Clark and Jenno Topping are producing the movie.

The name of the movie is officially announced as Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiars. Originally intended to be released in June 2015, the movie's release was moved to March 4, 2016 to give way for the movie adaptation of Paper Towns. Asa Butterfield, Ella Purnell, Eva Green and Samuel L. Jackson will play Jacob, Emma, Miss Peregrine, and Barron respectively.

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