Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children


Miss Peregrine's spent a total of 63 weeks on The New York Times Best Sellers list for children's chapter books. It reached the #1 spot on the list on 29 April 2012 after being on the list for 45 weeks.[5] It remained there until 20 May, when it dropped to the fourth spot on the list.[6][7][8] The book dropped off the list on 9 September 2012, after a total of 63 weeks.[9][10]

According to Deborah Netburn for the Los Angeles Times, the best part of the novel is "a series of black-and-white photos sprinkled throughout the book".[11] Publishers Weekly called the book "an enjoyable, eccentric read distinguished by well-developed characters, a believable Welsh setting, and some very creepy monsters."[12]

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