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Howl's moving castle

By: Jones, Diana Wynne

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Part of the Howl series series
0007299265 / 9780007299263
Paperback
823.914
29/11/2008
67 in stock Need More ?
England
20 cm 301 p. : ill.
Children's (6-12)  Learn More Teenage / Young Adult
Quiz No: 204466, Points 12.00, Book Level 5.40,
Middle Years - Key Stage 2 Learn More
Reprint. Originally published: London: Methuen Children's, 1986.

A new look for one of Diana Wynne Jones' funniest and most popular novels. In the land of Ingary, where seven league boots and cloaks of invisibility do exist, Sophie Hatter catches the unwelcome attention of the Witch of the Waste and is put under a spell. Deciding she has nothing more to lose, she makes her way to the moving castle that hovers on the hills above Market Chipping.

But the castle belongs to the dreaded Wizard Howl whose appetite, they say, is satisfied only by the souls of young girls...

There she meets Michael, Howl's apprentice, and Calcifer the Fire Demon, with whom she agrees a pact. But Sophie isn't the only one under a curse - her entanglements with Calcifer, Howl, and Michael, and her quest to break her curse is both gripping - and howlingly funny!

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5AM Interest age: from c 11 years, YFH Fantasy & magical realism (Children's / Teenage)

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