A Brightness out of the Blue

Jill Atkins

Series: Raven Books
Interest Age: 12 - 18 Years old
Reading Age: 12 Years old
Published: 16 November 2016
AR Book Level: TBC
Catch Up Level: TBC
Lexile Level: TBC
Pages: 280pp
Words: 40,501 words

Availability: In stock

Paperback (format)
ISBN: 9781785913501
Ebook (format)
ISBN: 9781785913518


Ella is mourning her dead mother and suffering the cruelty of a new step-mother. But when Martha, an old lady, falls in the street and Ella helps her get home, she feels Martha's strange magical power. Soon her life begins to change for the better.


A Brightness out of the Blue is a beautiful modern-day fairytale with a twist in the tale.



"I love Jill Atkins' voice... Real characters, real family relations, and magic on top of it. A lovely, modern adaptation of a famous fairy tale." Erepaska, Amazon


"A Brightness Out of the Blue was an inspired idea by Jill Atkins, cleverly reworking the traditional story of Cinderella into a modern context. It was a really uplifting read."  C Bullivant, Amazon