A stunning visual tour of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, filled with exclusive interviews, on-set photography, and special introductions by director Tim Burton and Peculiar Children series author Ransom Riggs.
Tim Burton's adaptation of the Ransom Riggs novel Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children is one of the most anticipated films of the year—and this lavishly illustrated companion offers a thrilling behind-the-scenes look. Written and designed by two of Burton's longtime collaborators, this book chronicles every step in the making of the film—from script development and casting to concept art, set design, costumes, visual effects, and much more. Filled with exclusive interviews, on-set photography, and special introductions by Tim Burton and Ransom Riggs, this deluxe hardcover volume is a terrific gift for peculiars of all ages!
About the Author
Leah Gallo is an author, photographer, and book editor who has worked closely with filmmaker Tim Burton since 2007. She wrote and edited the award-winning tome The Art of Tim Burton and Big Eyes:The Film, The Art. Holly C. Kempf is a graphic designer and book editor who has been working with director Tim Burton since 2007. She designed and edited the comprehensive and award-winning The Art of Tim Burton, as well as Frankenweenie: The Visual Companion, The Nightmare Before Christmas: 20th Anniversary Edition, and others.
“A great gift for fans...”—The Sun
“This visual tour of the movie world of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, created by iconic filmmaker Tim Burton, is sure to be a must-have for fans of the series!”–Library Journal
“Filled with exclusive interviews, on-set photography, and special introductions by Tim Burton and Ransom Riggs, this deluxe hardcover volume is a terrific gift for peculiars of all ages!”—Book Referees
“A very in-depth exploration of the creation of the movie. . . Now that I’ve read this, I’m eager to see the film and read the books.”–GeekDad “Five years of work by Tim Burton and his crew has finally paid off, as detailed in this intriguing book. Slickly produced and featuring incredible high-definition photos and images, [The Art of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children] details the agonizing story-to-screen processes they endured and gives many personal thoughts by the filmmakers. It’s a great read for those who have already experienced the books. . .full of many in-depth details about the story (and the film).”—Zombies in My Blog
“[The Art of Miss Peregrine] is a powerful assessment of the power, production and special appeal of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, packaged in an oversized, lavish and photo-packed format highly recommended for any serious filmmaker, prior Burton fans, and those who loved the movie.”—Donovan’s Bookshelf
“Exploring every conceivable stage of its development from casting, location scouting, set building, costume & makeup, the intensive filming schedule and post-production, Gallo’s detailed account leaves no stone left unturned with interviews from key participants both in front and behind the camera while, the behind-the-scenes passport is also beautifully furnished with glossy onset photographs, Burton’s personal production sketches and gorgeous concept art.”—Mike’s Pop Culture Playhouse “For a true behind-the-scenes visual tour of the film and its production and completion this book is [a] wonderful compilation of facts, photos and fun…”—Collector’s Corner