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Sophie+Howl*ehem*Twinkle doodles by vanipy05 Sophie+Howl*ehem*Twinkle doodles by vanipy05
I have this super strong love for the book of Howl's moving castle. I even like it better than the movie, although i'm not saying that the book is better, because both the movie and the book are wonderful in its own way. but i just like the book much more.

After rereading the book twice in two weeks, i decided to pick up on one of its sequels, House of many ways.
I loved the parts where the old characters show up, srsly. and Howl never fails to make me laugh. He turned himself into this little adorable boy with a lisp and named himself Twinkle (for some reason) because he wanted to help sophie and have his second childhood.

And sophie is just really annoyed at Howl the whole time :XD:

So anyways, this is how I imagine Twinkle to look like, according to the description. (and also influenced by the anime movie of the book *HMC*. I saw the movie first, so i can't imagine howl looking like anyone else but the anime one. it's fine though.)
And Sophie. Ive seen a lot of interpretations of how Sophie looks like. Most of them has Sophie with super duper long hair and awesome bangs. well, personally, I don't really think Sophie would look like that. She's the eldest of three and in the land they're in...i don't think so. or atleast I do. eh.

bottom line. I love these characters.

calcifer too.

oh yeah, to those who have read all three Howl books, should I read Castle in the air too? Is it worth buying? (I like reading books than in the internet) :|
is it too aladdin-y? or is that good? ugh.

comments are appreciated! :heart:
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fuwafuwanwan Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Oh my gosh, I love the books so much! Your fanart is adorable ^^
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sky665 Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2014  Student Filmographer
OH MAN this is a reply two years after you made this - but if you HAVEN'T yet, then yes, PLEASE do read Castle in the Air. The Sophie and Howl moments in that one are sooooo nice ;u;

But yes oh gosh. I LOVE how much anger and bickering was between them in the house of many ways... :XD: Sophie is so fed up with you, Howl.
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owl-aj26 Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
'I let him with my husband and his fire demon' - Sophie
Can't Stop Laughing - NaNoEmo Day 2
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SoloButterfly Featured By Owner May 19, 2013
Also your twinkle is pretty much exactly what I imagined too ^_^
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SoloButterfly Featured By Owner May 19, 2013
Castle is just as good, or perhaps even slightly better than Howl's. House is by far the weakest and rather disappointed me.
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vanipy05 Featured By Owner May 20, 2013  Student Digital Artist
I agree. I completely do.

Howl and Sophie were the only ones who kept me reading honestly. Charmaine was perhaps a little annoying as a character. I think the reason for that probably is the large gap between castle. Dianna Wynne Jones probably lost the true feel of the book after not writing one after years.
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bajabbers Featured By Owner May 12, 2013
the absolute cutest thing i have ever seen.
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Renin-Sa Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2013
Beautiful! Loved the book ^u^
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Shinwa-Tsuki Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2012
Very nice!
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HidekoDahlia Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2012
OH MY GOD. THIS. This is super awesome and wonderful and all sorts of brilliant. The expressions are priceless and wonderful. It's so hard to find book-based Howl et. all fanart.... This totally made me laugh. :D
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