Howl’s Moving Castle

Howl’s Moving Castle

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Now an animated movie from Studio Ghibli and Hayao Miyazaki, the oscar-winning director of Spirited Away

The beloved modern classic, released as an unabridged audiobook for the first time in 2019.

In the land of Ingary, where seven league boots and invisibility cloaks exist, young 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, Sophie makes her way to the moving castle that hovers on the hills above her town, 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 Sophie meets Michael, Howl’s apprentice, and Calcifer the fire demon, with whom she agrees a pact. Her entanglements with Calcifer, Howl and Michael and her quest to break her curse come alive with Diana Wynne Jones’s unique combination of magic, humour and imagination.

Written with humorous undertones and vivid storytelling, this adventure book serves as a bestseller, capturing the hearts of kids this year, making it a fast favorite in juvenile fiction. For fans of Katherine Rundell (Impossible Creatures), Neil Gaiman (The Ocean at the End of the Lane), Philip Pullman (His Dark Materials), Cressida Cowell (How to Train Your Dragon) and Ursula K. Le Guin (The Dispossessed)

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