Study Guide

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children Characters

By Ransom Riggs

Jacob Magellan Portman

When Jacob Portman, our narrator, is a wee little child, he wants to be an explorer. Of course he...

Emma Bloom

Emma Bloom is the epitome of "looks can be deceiving." When we first meet her, she's an angry...

Miss Alma LeFay Peregrine

Miss Peregrine is, unsurprisingly, the headmistress of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar...

Abraham Portman

Abe is one of the first characters we meet. We're told in the first paragraph that he "lived in...

Dad (Franklin Portman)

We wouldn't be surprised to see Jacob's dad go all Kevin Spacey at dinner someday. He's an...

Dr. Golan

After Jacob watches his grandfather die, his parents send him to see Dr. Golan, who diagnoses...

Bronwyn Bruntley

Bronwyn is the strong-girl who puts the brawn in Bronwyn. All the peculiar children have a...

Enoch O'Connor

Enoch has one of the most peculiar of the peculiar abilities: He can bring things back to life....

Minor Characters

Of the other peculiar children, we see the most of Millard Nullings, which is ironic since he...