The Lives of Christopher Chant – Diana Wynne Jones

Chronicles of Chrestomanci: Book 4

His father and uncles are enchanters, his mother a powerful sorceress, yet nothing seems magical about Christopher Chant except his dreams. Night after night, he climbs through the formless Place Between and visits marvelous lands he calls the Almost Anywheres. Then Christopher discovers that he can bring real, solid things back from his dreams. Others begin to recognize the extent of his powers, and they issue an order that turns Christopher’s life upside down: Go to Chrestomanci Castle to train to be the controller of all the world’s magic.

This was one of my absolute favorite series when I was younger and I loved how Christopher and Eric (from Charmed Life) both lost so many of their Enchanter lives before finding out that they were special.  Christopher’s dream walks were really cool!   – Jessica, Teen Librarian

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