Howl's moving castle (Book, 1986) [Beloit College]
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Howl's moving castle

Howl's moving castle

Author: Diana Wynne Jones; Greenwillow Books,
Publisher: New York, New York : Greenwillow Books, [1986] ©1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : First EditionView all editions and formats
Summary:
Eldest of three sisters in a land where it is considered to be a misfortune, Sophie is resigned to her fate as a hat shop apprentice until a witch turns her into an old woman and she finds herself in the castle of the greatly feared wizard Howl.
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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Fantasy fiction
Humorous fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Romans, nouvelles, etc. pour la jeunesse
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Diana Wynne Jones; Greenwillow Books,
ISBN: 0688062334 9780688062330 9780061478789 0061478784 006441034X 9780064410342 0060298812 9780060298814
Language Note: Text in English.
OCLC Number: 12582402
Notes: In printed pictorial paper jacket; publisher's price on page [2] of jacket; title vignette; copyright and edition statements from title verso.
Awards: Boston Globe/Horn Book Fiction Honor, 1986.
Description: 212 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: In which Sophie talks to hats --
In which Sophie is compelled to seek her fortune --
In which Sophie enters into a castle and a bargain --
In which Sophie discovers several strange things --
Which is far too full of washing --
In which Howl expresses his feelings with green slime --
In which a scarecrow prevents Sophie from leaving the castle --
In which Sophie leaves the castle in several directions at once --
In which Michael has trouble with a spell --
In which Calcifer promises Sophie a hint --
In which Howl goes to a strange country in search of a spell --
In which Sophie becomes Howl's old mother --
In which Sophie blackens Howl's name --
In which a royal wizard catches a cold --
In which Howl goes to a funeral in disguise --
In which there is a great deal of witchcraft --
In which the moving castle moves house --
In which the scarecrow and Miss Angorian reappear --
In which Sophie expresses her feelings with weed-killer --
In which Sophie finds further difficulties in leaving the castle --
In which a contract is concluded before witnesses.
Responsibility: Diana Wynne Jones.

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Eldest of three sisters in a land where it is considered to be a misfortune, Sophie is resigned to her fate as a hat shop apprentice until a witch turns her into an old woman and she finds herself in the castle of the greatly feared wizard Howl.
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