Howl's Moving Castle Diana Wynne Jones

Howl's Moving Castle

Author: Diana Wynne Jones
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Book Title
Howl's Moving Castle
Author
Diana Wynne Jones
ISBN
9780061478789
Diana Wynne Jones's entrancing, classic fantasy novel is filled with surprises at every turn. This middle grade novel is an excellent choice for tween readers in grades 5 to 6, especially during homeschooling. It's a fun way to keep your child entertained and engaged while not in the classroom.Sophie has the great misfortune of being the eldest of three daughters, destined to fail miserably should she ever leave home to seek her fate. But when she unwittingly attracts the ire of the Witch of the Waste, Sophie finds herself under a horrid spell that transforms her into an old lady. Her only chance at breaking it lies in the ever-moving castle in the hills: the Wizard Howl's castle. To untangle the enchantment, Sophie must handle the heartless Howl, strike a bargain with a fire demon, and meet the Witch of the Waste head-on. Along the way, she discovers that there's far more to Howl--and herself--than first meets the eye.In this giant jigsaw puzzle of a fantasy, people and things are never quite what they seem. Destinies are intertwined, identities exchanged, lovers confused. The Witch has placed a spell on Howl. Does the clue to breaking it lie in a famous poem? And what will happen to Sophie Hatter when she enters Howl's castle?Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Diana Wynne JonesPublisher: Greenwillow BooksPublished: 04/22/2008ISBN: 9780061478789Pages: 429Weight: 0.63lbsSize: 7.62h x 5.22w x 0.98dReview Citations: Booklist 09/01/2017 pg. 101Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 29765 / Howl's Moving CastleReading Level: 5.4 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 12

Diana Wynne Jones's entrancing, classic fantasy novel is filled with surprises at every turn. This middle grade novel is an excellent choice for tween readers in grades 5 to 6, especially during homeschooling. It's a fun way to keep your child entertained and engaged while not in the classroom.

Sophie has the great misfortune of being the eldest of three daughters, destined to fail miserably should she ever leave home to seek her fate. But when she unwittingly attracts the ire of the Witch of the Waste, Sophie finds herself under a horrid spell that transforms her into an old lady. Her only chance at breaking it lies in the ever-moving castle in the hills: the Wizard Howl's castle. To untangle the enchantment, Sophie must handle the heartless Howl, strike a bargain with a fire demon, and meet the Witch of the Waste head-on. Along the way, she discovers that there's far more to Howl--and herself--than first meets the eye.

In this giant jigsaw puzzle of a fantasy, people and things are never quite what they seem. Destinies are intertwined, identities exchanged, lovers confused. The Witch has placed a spell on Howl. Does the clue to breaking it lie in a famous poem? And what will happen to Sophie Hatter when she enters Howl's castle?



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Diana Wynne Jones
Publisher: Greenwillow Books
Published: 04/22/2008
ISBN: 9780061478789
Pages: 429
Weight: 0.63lbs
Size: 7.62h x 5.22w x 0.98d

Review Citations: Booklist 09/01/2017 pg. 101

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 29765 / Howl's Moving Castle
Reading Level: 5.4 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 12

Diana Wynne Jones's entrancing, classic fantasy novel is filled with surprises at every turn. This middle grade novel is an excellent choice for tween readers in grades 5 to 6, especially during homeschooling. It's a fun way to keep your child entertained and engaged while not in the classroom.

Sophie has the great misfortune of being the eldest of three daughters, destined to fail miserably should she ever leave home to seek her fate. But when she unwittingly attracts the ire of the Witch of the Waste, Sophie finds herself under a horrid spell that transforms her into an old lady. Her only chance at breaking it lies in the ever-moving castle in the hills: the Wizard Howl's castle. To untangle the enchantment, Sophie must handle the heartless Howl, strike a bargain with a fire demon, and meet the Witch of the Waste head-on. Along the way, she discovers that there's far more to Howl--and herself--than first meets the eye.

In this giant jigsaw puzzle of a fantasy, people and things are never quite what they seem. Destinies are intertwined, identities exchanged, lovers confused. The Witch has placed a spell on Howl. Does the clue to breaking it lie in a famous poem? And what will happen to Sophie Hatter when she enters Howl's castle?



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Diana Wynne Jones
Publisher: Greenwillow Books
Published: 04/22/2008
ISBN: 9780061478789
Pages: 429
Weight: 0.63lbs
Size: 7.62h x 5.22w x 0.98d

Review Citations: Booklist 09/01/2017 pg. 101

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 29765 / Howl's Moving Castle
Reading Level: 5.4 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 12