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Castle in the Air

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ISBN-10: 0061478776

ISBN-13: 9780061478772

Edition: N/A

Authors: Diana Wynne Jones, Diana Wynne Jones

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Young merchant Abdullah leads a humble life. Or he did until a stranger sold him a threadbare-and disagreeable-magic carpet. Now Abdullah is caught in the middle of his grand daydreams. Waking one night in a luxurious garden, he meets and falls instantly in love with the beautiful and clever Flower-in-the-Night. But a wicked djinn sweeps the princess away right before Abdullah's eyes, leaving the young man no choice but to follow. This is no ordinary quest, however, for Flower-in-the-Night isn't all the djinn has stolen. Abdullah will have the so-called help of the cantankerous carpet, a cranky genie in a bottle, a dishonest soldier, and a very opinionated black cat. Will this motley crew…    
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Book details

List price: $9.99
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 4/22/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 5.12" wide x 7.62" long x 0.80" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Diana Wynne Jones was born in London on August 16, 1934. In 1953, she began school at St. Anne's College Oxford and attended lectures by J. R. R. Tolkien and C. S. Lewis. After graduation, she created plays for children that were performed at the London Arts Theatre. Her first book was published in 1973. She wrote over 40 books during her lifetime including Dark Lord of Derkholm, Earwig and the Witch, and the Chrestomanci series. She won numerous awards including the Guardian Award for Children's Books in 1977 for Charmed Life, the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award in 1984 for Archer's Goon, the Mythopeic Award in 1999, the Karl Edward Wagner Award in 1999, and the Life Achievement Award from…