Writing Portfolio

Sophie Neville ~ published work

A-Z Cover image

Forward to ‘An A-Z: Cumbria and the Lake District on Film’ pub by Hayloft Publishing, currently nominated for The Lakeland Book of the Year Award 2017

Sophie Nevilleova

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  • ‘The Making of Swallows and Amazons (1974)’ 2nd edition published by The Lutterworth Press, 2017
  • ‘The Making of SWALLOWS & AMAZONS: Behind the Scenes of the 1974 Film’ (paperback) published by Classic TV Press, 2014
  • ‘The Secrets of filming SWALLOWS & AMAZONS, 1974’ (multimedia ebook) self-published 2014, second edition 2016  #1 Stage & Theatre Kindle UK 

  • ‘The Secrets of Filming Coot Club & The Big Six’ DVD extras for Revelation FilmCoot Club new DVD
  • ‘Ride the Wings of Morning’ an illustrated true-life story, self-published 2013 #1 Travel-Africa Kindle section in UK and Canada
  • ‘Funnily Enough’ inspirational true-life Christian diary, self-published 2012. The International Rubery Book Award 2013 – third prize. Serialised in the national magazine iBelieve as a double-page feature for 11 months #1 in Humour on Kindle UK sales. #2 in free Kindle UK sales – all categories.

Funnily Enough by Sophie Neville - International Rubery Book Award 2013

  • ‘Funnily Enough: a Get Well Soon book’ full-colour illustrated hardcover with a cover quote from Jilly Cooper, self published in 2012

Sophie Neville with her book about Making 'Swallows & Amazons'

  • Articles in Daily TelegraphCountry Life, Cotswold Life, Classic Sailor, iBelieveWord in ActionLymington Times and other newspapers
  • ‘Makorongo’s War’ the true story a screenplay commissioned by Dashwood Films
  • INSET series of 3 x 30 min episodes for BBC Education TV
  • ‘Boys About Girls: Girls About Boys’ for BBC Schools TV
  • ‘Just Mum, My Sister and Me’ for BBC Schools TV
  • ‘The Way People Talk’ for BBC Schools TV
  • ‘Crazes’ for the series ‘Tutorial Topics’ for BBC Schools TV

Sophie Neville at Curious Arts Festival photo George Ping

Signing books at the Curious Arts Festival 2015 photo: George Ping

  • Edited ‘Through the Dragon’s Eye’ Look and Read publication for BBC Books: a storybook with educational notes that sold over 200,000 copies
  • Produced ‘Through the Dragon’s Eye’ audiobook for BBC Books.
  • Research: ‘Bluebell’ the authorized biography of Margaret Kelly by George Perry for BBC Books
  • Research: ‘Dawn to Dusk: on Safari’ by Jonathan Scott for BBC Books
  • Picture Research: The illustrated ‘My Family and Other Animals’ by Gerald Durrell for Guild Publishing and Grafton Books

Sophie Neville signing books in Waterstones

President of The Arthur Ransome Society

Member of The Biographer’s Club

Member of ACW – Association of Christian Writers

Christian Writers’ Directory

and appearing on the cover of a few other books and DVDs: