Best Selling Audio Books by Neil Ardley

Neil Ardley is the author of 101 Great Science Experiments (2015), DK Eyewitness Books: Music (2004), The Science Book of Color (1991), How Things Work (1995) and other 157 books.

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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.

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.

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.

How Things Work

release date: Jan 01, 1995
How Things Work
Identifies the scientific principles behind a variety of everyday objects while providing a range of informative and easy-to perform experiments, and highlights such items as a battery, a bar-code reader, and a disk drive. 40,000 first printing.

The Science Book of Light

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

Water

release date: Jan 01, 1998
Water
Simple experiments to do at home. 7-10 yrs.

Birds

release date: Feb 01, 1988
Birds
Describes the physical characteristics and habits of birds and discusses birds of various geographic regions.

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.

Concise Encyclopedia Science

release date: Jan 01, 1998
Concise Encyclopedia Science
Thematic arrangement with over 2,000 key topics in physics, chemistry and technology.

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.

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 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.

Musical Instruments

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

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 Science Book of Water

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

The Universe: the Inner Planets

release date: Jan 01, 1987

The Science Book of Motion

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

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 Machines

release date: Jan 01, 1992
The Science Book of Machines
Simple experiments illustrate mechanical principles.

Exploring the Universe

release date: Jan 01, 1987

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 Science Book of Gravity

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

The Science Book of Things that Grow

release date: Jan 01, 1991
The Science Book of Things that Grow
Simple experiments explain plant growth.

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 Hot & Cold

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

The Way Things Work Now

release date: Jul 01, 2016
The Way Things Work Now
This revised edition of David Macaulay''s classic The Way Things Work takes you into the inner workings of hundreds of machines and explains the science behind their technologies. From the simple lever to the modern microprocessor, this bestseller has been completely updated with the latest technologies and explains every machine you''ve ever wanted to understand, and some you''ve probably never thought about. From clocks and watches, to jet engines and the internet, David Macaulay''s beautiful illustrations represent the inner workings of each machine. With David Macaulay''s inspired illustrations and humorous approach, The Way Things Work makes even the most complex technology fun, fascinating and accessible for children of all ages.

Music, an Illustrated Encyclopedia

release date: Jan 01, 1986
Music, an Illustrated Encyclopedia
Includes information on instruments, opera, ballet, popular and classical music, and music history and mechanics.

Let's Look at Birds

Let's Look at Birds
An introduction to the birds of the world and their characteristics and behavior. Includes birds of the tropics, sea and shore, river, marsh, woods, fields, and town.

My Science Book of Growth

release date: Jan 01, 1991
My Science Book of Growth
Part of a series of photographic activity books, this book includes projects on growth that aim to teach children the basic scientific concepts, encouraging them to take on new ideas and find out information for themselves. Each book introduces a basic topic, in this case growth, through projects that can be carried out at home using everyday items. Tricks and puzzles, and toys and models to make are also included. Neil Ardley is the co-winner of The Science Book Prize and The Times Educational Supplement Information Book Award for The Way Things Work.

My Science Book of Electricity

release date: Jan 01, 1991
My Science Book of Electricity
Part of a series of photographic activity books, this book includes projects on electricity that aim to teach children the basic scientific concepts, encouraging them to take on new ideas and find out information for themselves. Each book introduces a basic topic, in this case the power of electricity, through projects that can be carried out at home using everyday items. Tricks and puzzles, and toys and models to make are also included. Neil Ardley is the co-winner of The Science Book Prize and The Times Educational Supplement Information Book Award for The Way Things Work.

Tomorrow's Home

Tomorrow's Home
A look at "tomorrow''s home" with its electronic servants, videophone computer, space-age meals, and technological indoor leisure activities.
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