Howl’s Moving Castle is a children’s audiobook by Diana Wynne Jones. In the book, young Sophie Hatter must deal with two unwelcome suitors and an evil witch who has cursed her family. With the help of a talking dog named Howl and a fire-demon called Calcifer, Sophie sets out to break the curse and save her loved ones.
For who is this book for ?
This book is for children who are interested in adventure and fantasy. They will enjoy following Sophie as she journeys to break the curse that has been placed on her family.
- The characters are very likable and memorable
- The story is exciting and fast paced
- It’s a fun, lighthearted read
- The book is too long and could be condensed without losing much plot
- The ending feels rushed and incomplete
- Some of the characters are underdeveloped
Learn more about the author
Diana Wynne Jones was born in London, England on August 16, 1934. She is the author of more than thirty children’s books, including Howl’s Moving Castle and The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. Many of her works have been adapted for film or television. Diana Wynne Jones passed away on March 26th, 2011 at the age of 76.
“Howl’s Moving Castle is an exciting and spellbinding tale that will keep you entertained until the very end. Diana Wynne Jones has created a masterpiece with this unforgettable story.”
“The characters and story line are wonderful. The reader’s voice is great for the audio book.”
“Howl’s Moving Castle is an excellent tale that will keep readers captivated from beginning to end. Diana Wynne Jones has created a masterpiece with this story, and her characters are vividly brought to life through Sophie’s narration. This audiobook is sure to please listeners of all ages.”
“Howl’s Moving Castle is a delightful grown-up fairy tale that will entrance young readers and leave them eagerly awaiting the sequel. Diana Wynne Jones has created an utterly believable world of wizards, witches, dragons, and magical creatures galore.”