Howl's Castle
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(4.6 based on 4779 ratings)
  • 1
    Howl's Moving Castle | Diana Wynne Jones

    Howl's Moving Castle

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 34 mins)
    • By Diana Wynne Jones
    • Narrated By Jenny Sterlin
    Overall
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    Performance
    (3065)
    Story
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    A Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Book and ALA Notable and Best of the Year in Young Adult Fiction, Howl's Moving Castle is by acclaimed fantasy writer Diane Wynne Jones amd was transformed into an Academy Award nominated animated motion picture by Hayao Miyazaki. On a rare venture out from her step-mother's hat shop, Sophie attracts the attention of a witch, who casts a terrible spell transforming the young girl into an old crone.

    Better than the movie... and that's saying a lot.

    It is quite different than the movie. Some parts are similar, sometimes things that happened at the beginning of the movie happen at the end of the b..Show More »

    Reviewed on September 26 2012 by Candace (Amarillo, TX, United States)
  • 2
    Castle in the Air | Diana Wynne Jones

    Castle in the Air

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 59 mins)
    • By Diana Wynne Jones
    • Narrated By Jenny Sterlin
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (593)
    Performance
    (505)
    Story
    (510)

    In this sparkling tale, young merchant Abdullah purchases a magic carpet - and soon finds that the enchanted rug is none too agreeable. But despite the carpet's cranky demeanor, Abdullah must rely on its help to rescue a princess from a wicked djinn.

    Howl's Moving Castle trilogy book 2

    NOTE: This is #2 of the Howl's Castle trilogy, so if you don't want to ruin Howl, the you should read it(Howl) first.
    This is a GREAT BOOK!!! If..Show More »

    Reviewed on February 14 2011 by Christie (Hutchinson, KS, United States)
  • 3
    House of Many Ways | Diana Wynne Jones

    House of Many Ways

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 57 mins)
    • By Diana Wynne Jones
    • Narrated By Jenny Sterlin
    Overall
    (676)
    Performance
    (555)
    Story
    (561)

    A girl named Charmain must inhabit her ailing great-uncle's time-traveling home full of magical belongings. As Charmain begins a journey of amazing discoveries, she comes to the attention of the powerful sorceress Sophie and an elusive wizard named Howl.

    Great Companion Book

    A fun young adult novel. Diane Wynne Jones does a nice job of mixing humor and magic. I also really liked the narrator, I think she did a wonderful jo..Show More »

    Reviewed on March 17 2011 by Kelly (OMAHA, NE, United States)