House of Many Ways (Howl's Castle Series #3)

House of Many Ways (Howl's Castle Series #3)

by Diana Wynne Jones

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Overview

The sequel to Howl's Moving Castle

When Charmain Baker agreed to look after her great-uncle's house, she thought she was getting blissful, parent-free time to read. She didn't realize that the house bent space and time, and she did not expect to become responsible for an extremely magical stray dog and a muddled young apprentice wizard. Now, somehow, she's been targeted by a terrifying creature called a lubbock, too, and become central to the king's urgent search for the fabled Elfgift that will save the country. The king is so desperate to find the Elfgift, he's called in an intimidating sorceress named Sophie to help. And where Sophie is, the great Wizard Howl and fire demon Calcifer won't be far behind. How did respectable Charmain end up in such a mess, and how will she get herself out of it?

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780061477973
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 05/26/2009
Series: Howl's Castle Series , #3
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 432
Sales rank: 10,935
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 7.50(h) x 1.10(d)
Lexile: 830L (what's this?)
Age Range: 10 - 14 Years

About the Author

In a career spanning four decades, award-winning author Diana Wynne Jones (1934‒2011) wrote more than forty books of fantasy for young readers. Characterized by magic, multiple universes, witches and wizards—and a charismatic nine-lived enchanter—her books are filled with unlimited imagination, dazzling plots, and an effervescent sense of humor that earned her legendary status in the world of fantasy.

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