Castle in the Air (Howl's Castle Series #2)

Castle in the Air - Diana Wynne Jones At first glance, Castle in the Air is barely a sequel to [b:Howl's Moving Castle|6294|Howl's Moving Castle (Howl's Moving Castle, #1)|Diana Wynne Jones||2001], but when we finally catch up to Sophie, Howl, Calcifer, and the old gang, it becomes just as charming as its predecessor. Diana Wynne Jones has such a slight hand with humor; her prose is bubbling with understated quips coupled with important morals.