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Howl's Moving Castle Audiobook (Unabridged)

Extended Audio Sample Howls Moving Castle (Unabridged), by Diana Wynne Jones
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (57,746 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Diana Wynne Jones Narrator: Jenny Sterlin Publisher: Recorded Books Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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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. Download and start listening now!

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Listener Reviews

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Review by Shari Stacy | 2/18/2014

    " I loved this fairy tale! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Review by Bianca Aguirre | 2/10/2014

    " this story was amazing! I love both the book and the movie, even if it's alittle diffrent. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Review by Ming Siu | 2/2/2014

    " While charming enough, this tale never really grabbed my attention the way others might. In fact, my edition had excerpts of some of her other books, and I found those more captivating. I found the characters here rather thin, and the plot rather slow and episodic. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Review by Katarina Lyberg | 1/14/2014

    " My absolute Favorit book when I was like 13. "

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About the Author
Author Diana Wynne Jones

Diana Wynne Jones (1934–2011) was an internationally bestselling British fantasy author. Although she was best known for her children’s books, Jones wrote anthologies, short stories, and nonfiction works for both children and adults. She has won numerous awards and accolades throughout her career, including the World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement, the Guardian Award for Children’s Books, and the Mythopoeic Fantasy Award; she has also been a runner-up for the British Carnegie Medal twice. A number of her novels have been adapted into movies, both for the big screen and for television. Her book Howl’s Moving Castle was made into a Japanese animated movie by filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki. Among her most well-known works are the Chrestomanci series, the Derkholm series, and The Tough Guide to Fantasyland, which won the Hugo Award for Nonfiction. Jones lived in Bristol, England.

About the Narrator

Jenny Sterlin, winner of multiple Earphones Awards, has more than seventy audio titles to her credit, including Laurie R. King’s popular Sherlock Holmes/Mary Russell series. Before beginning her narration career, she helped found England’s experimental Living Theater.