sophie works at her deseases fathers hat shop in a different world, and she is very anti-social. in her world, everyones obsessed with wizards and the war with the neighboring kingdom. none of that matters to sophie, of course, untill the witch of the waste casts a spell on her to make her old, and the worst part; she can't tell anyone! soon sophie finds herself living with the great wizard howl, traveling in his moving castle. can sophie find a way to make a very stubborn wizard change his evil ways and get rid of his demon? read the book to find out!