Blue John

Author(s): Berlie Doherty

Fiction 7+

The Queen of Darkness lives deep underground beneath a mountain with her child, Blue John, a boy she made from the blue of the glacier and the hot yellow light of the sun. Blue John is forbidden to leave his mother's side, but the lure of the light above is too strong. When a singing, dancing girl comes to the caves, Blue John must make a choice between darkness and light. A heart-warming story that embraces the beauty and colours of the natural world. High quality cream paper and a special easy to read font ensure a smooth read for all.


Product Information

Berlie Doherty is an English novelist, poet, playwright and screenwriter. Doherty has won many awards, including the Carnegie Medal twice.

General Fields

  • : 9781781125786
  • : Barrington Stoke Ltd
  • : Barrington Stoke Ltd
  • : February 2017
  • : 168mm X 126mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : February 2017
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Approx. 20 colour illustrations
  • : Berlie Doherty
  • : Paperback
  • : 823.914
  • : 96