I love both versions, book and movie. So rare to say that! Obviously the book has so much more than the movie and you get to know the characters so much more in depth. But the movie is just.like any Studio Ghibli movie.
“Michael eagerly thrust a strange, slightly shiny paper into her hand. It looked unusual, even for a spell. It was printed in bold letters, but they were slightly gray and blurred, and there were gray.