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Revived words. Artists from all over the world are fighting for the right to illustrate "The Moving Castle"

Some of us know the story of the bewitched girl Sophie and the wizard Howl thanks to the magnificent cartoon Hayao Miyazaki. But for many people from different countries, “The Moving Castle” is primarily a novel by Diane Winn Jones. Especially love and appreciate this book in the writer's homeland, in the UK. And now the London publishing house The Folio Society is holding an international competition among illustrators in order to choose who will issue the upcoming new edition of the “Walking Castle”. We suggest you look at the works of the finalists and choose the best.The book illustration competition has been held since 2011 by The Folio Society in collaboration with House of Illustration, a charitable organization and the only UK public gallery specializing exclusively in illustrations and graphics. In 2018, the winner of the competition was honored to illustrate The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, and in 2017, Jane Austen's novel Mansfield Park.Ehsan Abarghouei, IranAnna Wojtczak, PolandRebecca Dennis, United Kingdom "Moving Castle" - a fantasy novel by Diana Winn Jones, which was first published in 1986. The main character of the book, Sophie Hutter, lives in the kingdom of Ingaria, a country of seven-foot boots, fire demons, witches and wizards. One day, the evil Witch of the Waste casts a curse on Sophie, turning her into an old woman. The enchanted girl leaves the house and finds refuge in the randomly moving wizard castle of Howl.Harry Woodgate, United KingdomMarie-Alice Harel, United KingdomTanya Yakunova, UkraineEmily Altman, United KingdomMarina Marina - is a type of landscape, which depicts the sea. Also, marines are concrete paintings or sea engravings. The word "marina" (ital. Marina) is derived from the Latin marinus - marine. Read more Evlanova, RussiaJulia Bernhard, GermanyCathy Brett, United KingdomJanelle Carbajal, United StatesLulu Chen, TaiwanKateřina Čupová, Czech RepublicKring Demetrio, PhilippinesJorge Garcia, United KingdomAlex Moore, United KingdomAlejo and Vivian de los Rios, USAVikki Zhang, United StatesYijing Li, United KingdomJunli Song, United StatesErika Meza, United KingdomSija Hong, United StatesIona Darroch, United KingdomDean Lewis, United KingdomJoe Lillington, United KingdomAlex Moore, United KingdomAnna Wojtczak, PolandCathy Brett, United KingdomJanelle Carbajal, United StatesJulia Bernhard, GermanyKateřina Čupová, Czech RepublicLulu Chen, TaiwanMarina Marina - is a type of landscape, which depicts the sea. Also, marines are concrete paintings or sea engravings. The word "marina" (ital. Marina) is derived from the Latin marinus - marine. Read more Evlanova, RussiaJunli Song, United StatesSija Hong, United StatesAlejo and Vivian de los Rios, USAVikki Zhang, USA The winner of the competition will be announced on February 26, 2019, and the new edition of the “Walking Castle” will be released in the fall. By the way, for the illustrations you like, you can vote on the site. The participant with the highest number of votes will also receive prizes.