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Ages 8 to 12, Grades 3 to 7
“Funny, smart, twisty, exciting, tricky, delightful, and always perfectly magical.”—Neil Gaiman, author of Coraline
[p. 94][burst] Also coming Summer 2008: House of Many Ways, the sequel to Howl’s Moving CastleAlso available:Howl’s Moving CastlePb rack 978-0-06-441034-2Castle in the AirPb rack 978-0-06-447345-3[p. 95]Hayao Miyazaki’s Academy Award–nominated movie introduced the Wizard Howl to a legion of new fans—now they can devour the novel that was its inspiration and take a magic carpet ride through the companion novel!Howl’s Moving CastleWhen the Witch of the Waste comes to Sophie Hatter’s store and turns her into an old woman, Sophie’s life finally starts to get interesting. Soon Sophie is rushing into the Wizard Howl’s moving castle, making a deal with a fire demon in order to escape the spell she’s under, and at the same time discovering that someone else is burdened by a malignant spell: the Wizard Howl, himself.[set EXTRAS INSIDE burst:] Diana Wynne Jones reveals exclusive insider information about Howl and his world!ALA Notable Children’s BookBoston Globe-Horn Book Award Honor BookALA Best of the Best Books for Young AdultsBook Sense PickHorn Book Fanfare[star] “A witty, rollicking fantasy.” —ALA Booklist (starred review)
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