The Book That Made Me: Philip Reeve 16/10/19
Howl's Moving Castle
Publisher: Harper Collins
Sophie Hatter is cursed with an old body by the Witch of the Waste and the spell can only be broken by the dreaded Wizard Howl who lives in his moving castle and likes to eat the souls of young girls.
Sophie sets out on a quest to break her curse with Michael, Howl's apprentice, and Calcifer the Fire Demon and finds adventure along the way.
A witty, throughtful fantasy about growing old from a master storyteller who sadly died recently.