Sophie Neville has received loads of letters since the publication of her memoir, ‘The Making of Swallows and Amazons (1974)‘, but we thought we’d share this lovely one from Catharine, a young fan. To see more reviews, check out Sophie Neville’s website.
On October 11th – 15th, James Clarke & Co./Lutterworth Press had a wonderful time attending the Frankfurt Book Fair, the world’s largest trade fair for books. Nearly 300,000 people were in attendance, and we were delighted to strike up conversations with visitors about our book titles, as well as meeting fellow publishing companies. Many people… Continue reading Frankfurt Book Fair 2017 — A Great Experience!
Saturday 13th of May, Sophie will be opening the Arthur Ransome Pin Mill Jamboree in Suffolk, celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Nancy Blackett Trust. For the occasion she will be signing her book The Making of Swallows and Amazons, out May 2017 and available to pre-order. Advance copies will be available at the event… Continue reading Sophie Neville signing for The Making of Swallows and Amazons at Arthur Ransome Pin Mill Jamboree 2017
The Lutterworth Press is pleased to bring you this interview with Sophie Neville, author of forthcoming The Making of Swallows and Amazons (1974). At twelve, Sophie Neville was cast as Titty in the 1974 adaptation of Arthur Ransome’s Swallows and Amazons, which shot for seven weeks in the Lake District. Today Sophie is heavily involved… Continue reading Swallows and Amazons (1974): Interview with Sophie Neville and David Wood
For more from Julian Lovelock, why not click to read his Lutterworthy Q&A session? Swallows, Amazons and Coots: A Reading of Arthur Ransome is available now, click here for more details, reviews and extracts!
On Friday 23rd September, the Lutterworth team set sail for an Arthur Ransome adventure, featuring author Julian Lovelock, High Sheriff of Buckingham, Millie Soames and the original Titty Walker- best known as Sophie Neville- at the helm! We were delighted to have launched the hotly anticipated Swallows, Amazons and Coots: A Reading of Arthur Ransome… Continue reading Swallows, Amazons and Coots: The Launch!
Here at The Lutterworth Press, we want to give you a free book. We have a crisp new signed copy of Swallows, Amazons and Coots: A Reading of Arthur Ransome, by Julian Lovelock, just waiting to be sent to a good home. All you have to do is enter a simple competition and the book… Continue reading Competition Time! Win a signed copy of ‘Swallows, Amazons and Coots’ by Julian Lovelock
In the highly anticipated lead-up to the release of Swallows, Amazons and Coots later this month, we were able to catch up with author, Julian Lovelock to hear all about his motivations, interests and upcoming projects! 1. What inspired you to write Swallows, Amazons and Coots: A Reading of Arthur Ransome? It began life as… Continue reading Meet the Author: Our Q&A with Julian Lovelock
Exciting trailer for the new Swallows and Amazons film, curtesey of Sophie Neville’s blog. Keep your eyes open here for our forthcoming book Swallows, Amazons and Coots: A Reading of Arthur Ransome by Julian Lovelock. Swallows and Amazons – the new film trailer: where adventure meets danger Please click here to view of the… Continue reading Swallows and Amazons 2016 – the film trailer