Best Selling Audio Books by Neil Ardley

Neil Ardley is the author of Music (2004), DK Eyewitness Books: Music (2004), 101 Great Science Experiments (2015), Musical Instruments (1978) and other 156 books.

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Music

release date: Jan 01, 2004
Music
A close-up look at the world of music discusses the history of music and the development of the diverse types of wind, percussion, brass, string, and electronic instruments--from early panpipes to high-tech synthesizers.

DK Eyewitness Books: Music

release date: Aug 02, 2004
DK Eyewitness Books: Music
Here is an original and exciting look at the fascinating world of sound and music. Superb real-life photographs of instruments ranging from zithers and panpipes to electric guitars and synthesizers offer a unique "eyewitness" view of ancient and contemporary music. See how strings vibrate to make a note sound, how aninvisible "column" of air sounds a pipe, which instrument resembles a peacock, how sousaphone players wear their instruments. Learn who invented an important new key system, how to master the bagpipes, why pipe organs have "ears" and "mouths", and why French horns are "doubled up". Discover how a vegetable gourd charms snakes, why tangled fingers led to the invention of the piano, why spiders add a "buzz" to xylophones, where reindeer toe-bones were used as whistles, and much, much more! Discover music in all its forms and the amazing variety of instruments from zithers to synthesizers.

101 Great Science Experiments

release date: Jan 16, 2015
101 Great Science Experiments
Forget about mad scientists and messy laboratories! This incredible, interactive guide for children showcases 101 absolutely awesome experiments you can do at home. Find out how to make a rainbow, build a buzzer, see sound, construct a circuit, bend light, play with shadows, measure the wind, weigh air, and create an underwater volcano. The astonishing variety of experiments are all very easy and entirely safe, with step-by-step text and everyday ingredients. Biology, chemistry, and physics are brought to life, showing budding young scientists that science is all around us all the time. As you have fun trying out experiments with friends and family, core scientific principles are presented in the most memorable way. With chapters covering important topics such as color, magnets, light, senses, electricity, and motion, the laws of science are introduced in crystal-clear text alongside specially commissioned full-color photography for children to understand. Follow in the footsteps of Albert Einstein, Marie Curie, and all the other great minds with 101 Great Science Experiments and learn the secrets of science you''ll never forget.

Musical Instruments

Musical Instruments
Describes the characteristics of the various families of instruments and the members of each one.

The Science Book of Color

release date: Jan 01, 1991
The Science Book of Color
Explains the principles of color and gives instructions for a variety of simple experiments.

Dictionary of Science

release date: Jun 01, 2000
Dictionary of Science
A cross-referenced volume provides concise definitions of more than two thousand words and concepts while offering examples of how each word is used in context, enabling young readers to become familiar with the fundamental principles of science

The Universe: the Inner Planets

release date: Jan 01, 1987

Exploring the Universe

release date: Jan 01, 1987

The Universe: the Outer Planets

release date: Jan 01, 1987

Why Things Are

release date: Jan 01, 1984
Why Things Are
Hundreds of commonplace and extraordinary facts are explored concerning the worlds of art, sports, entertainment, history, science, transportation, and more.

The Science Book of Energy

release date: Jan 01, 1992
The Science Book of Energy
Gives instructions for a variety of simple experiments that explore and explain different forms of energy.

Electricity

release date: Jan 01, 1992
Electricity
Explains electricity, how it works, and its many uses.

The Science Book of Air

release date: Jan 01, 1991
The Science Book of Air
Simple experiments demonstrate basic principles of air and flight.

The Random House Book of 1001 Questions and Answers

release date: Jan 01, 1989
The Random House Book of 1001 Questions and Answers
Questions and answers present information on curiosities and wonders in such categories as the universe, animals, the human body, and the arts.

India

release date: Jan 01, 1989
India
Text and pictures introduce the history, goegraphy, people, and culture of India.

How Things Work

release date: Jan 01, 1984
How Things Work
Answers questions about how things work, from appliances to scientific instruments to parts of the human body.

The Science Book of Hot & Cold

release date: Jan 01, 1992
The Science Book of Hot & Cold
Explores and explains different properties of temperature through simple experiments.

The Science Book of Weather

release date: Jan 01, 1992
The Science Book of Weather
Simple experiments demonstrate the different forces that cause different kinds of weather.

The Science Book of Sound

release date: Jan 01, 1991
The Science Book of Sound
Simple experiments demonstrate basic principles of sound and music.

The Science Book of Motion

release date: Jan 01, 1992
The Science Book of Motion
Simple experiments demonstrate the laws of motion.

The Science Book of Water

release date: Jan 01, 1991
The Science Book of Water
Simple experiments demonstrate the properties of water.

The Science Book of Gravity

release date: Jan 01, 1992
The Science Book of Gravity
Simple experiments demonstrate the laws of gravity.

A Young Person's Guide to Music

release date: Jan 01, 1995
A Young Person's Guide to Music
A look-and-listen guide provides a first section that describes the instruments of an orchestra, a second section that profiles famous composers and performers, and an accompanying CD that plays corresponding music.

The Science Book of Electricity

release date: Jan 01, 1991
The Science Book of Electricity
Simple experiments demonstrate basic principles of electricity.

Oil Rigs

release date: Jan 01, 1990
Oil Rigs
Describes the construction and operation of an oil rig and the search for and discovery of petroleum.

The Science Book of Magnets

release date: Jan 01, 1991
The Science Book of Magnets
Simple experiments demonstrate basic principles of magnetism.

Greece

release date: Jan 01, 1989
Greece
Text and illustrations introduce the geography, history, people, and culture of Greece.

Skin, Hair, and Teeth

release date: Jan 01, 1988
Skin, Hair, and Teeth
Describes the functions, characteristics, disorders, and care of skin, teeth, and hair.

The World of the Atom

release date: Jan 01, 1989

Science for Kids Movement

release date: Jan 01, 2003

Who Where They

release date: Sep 01, 1990

Sound and Music

release date: Jan 01, 1984

Music an Illust Ency Usa

release date: Jan 01, 1996
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