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 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, it's no wonder Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children has been snapped up by Twentieth Century Fox. B+" --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