Ransom Riggs is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children novels. Riggs was born on a farm in Maryland and grew up in southern Florida. He studied literature at Kenyon College and film at the University of Southern California. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife, bestselling author Tahereh Mafi, and their family.
Praise for A Map of Days The best-selling Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children series returns, this time with a new story arc that takes place in America...[with] weirdly wonderful characters. - I09 The stakes are higher than ever as Jacob and his friends are thrust into the untamed landscape of American peculiardom - Tor.com A Map of Days reveals Ransom Riggs at the peak of his powers, leaving loyal fans ravenous for more. - NY Journal of Books Riggs reinvigorates his best-selling series, expanding the peculiar world and history, while drawing parallels to contemporary hot-button issues...This series is a big deal! - Booklist Praise for the #1 bestselling Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children series: A tense, moving, and wondrously strange first novel. The photographs and text work together brilliantly to create an unforgettable story. --John Green, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Turtles All the Way Down and The Fault in Our Stars Readers searching for the next Harry Potter may want to visit Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. --CNN With its X-Men: First Class-meets-time-travel story line, David Lynchian imagery, and rich, eerie detail. --Entertainment Weekly 'Peculiar' doesn't even begin to cover it. Riggs' chilling, wondrous novel is already headed to the movies. --People [A] thrilling, Tim Burton-esque tale with haunting photographs. --USA Today Pop Candy