Castle in the Air


  • Title: Castle in the Air
  • Author: Diana Wynne Jones
  • Year: 1990
  • Type: Novel
  • Series: Howl's Castle
  • Number in series: 2


Having long indulged himself in daydreams more exciting than his mundane life as a carpet merchant, Abdullah unexpectedly purchases a magic carpet and his life changes dramatically as his daydreams come true and dangerous adventures become daily fare. Chant and her brother Cat find the Chrestomancie Castle family's magic powers difficult to counter with the inferior powers of the Coven Street witches.


  • 1992. Castle in the Air Mythopoeic, Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Children's Literature (Nomination)



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