A Ladybook Leaders, 1975

Written by Allan P. Sanday

Illustrated by Bernard H. Robinson

Publishers: Ladybird Books Ltd., England


Doug Boilesen 2023

This children's book has full-color illustrations on 48 pages walking through various sounds which might be heard: Sounds in the street; the country; in the home...

"What is sound?" is the next section with various explanations and examples of how sound works and also some suggested experiments.

Examples of sounds is another section: Sounds are quiet; sounds are loud; echoes; warning sounds; understanding sounds; animal sounds; etc.

Two sections of the book have illustrated connections with the phonograph:

Storing sounds on records (and tape):




And the warning page about "so much noise in the world..."