On this page you'll find a list of the UK and Kenya Countryside Audio Books that we stock.
You can also buy any of these CD productions, with wildlife and countryside connections, by calling 01557 339000
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TTT 838  The Wind in the Willows – a dramatisation  on 2 CDs

A dramatisation of this delightful tale of Kenneth Grahame's, complete with natural sounds, sound effects and songs by Brian Kay.  This complete and faithful adaptation by Mary Jackson - including the sometimes omitted sections with Mole and Ratty meeting Pan and Ratty being lured abroad by the Wayfaring Rat - lasts 135 minutes, and is performed by members of Oxford Sound, with help from real animals, including, of course, the  voices of a toad, a badger and an otter.

 

TTT 838
price £12.50

P&P  £1.50

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TTT 839  Wordsworth reads Wordsworth - Highlights 

Eighteen of William Wordsworth's best-known pieces of poetry read by the late Jonathan Wordsworth, formerly Chairman of the Wordsworth Trust.  The poems include: Daffodils, Stepping Westwards, Ode - Intimations of Immortality, Lucy Gray, The Fountain, We are Seven, The Solitary Reaper, Three Years She Grew and Tribute to Dorothy.  All have linking introductions and comments from Jonathan.

 

TTT 839
price  £10.00

P&P  £1.00

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TTT 840  The Lyrical Ballads (in production - check before ordering) 

Jonathan Wordsworth reads Coleridge's The Rime of the Ancient Mariner and a selection of William Wordsworth's contribution to the collection - Idiot Boy, The Complaint of a Forsaken Indian Woman, The Thorn, Tintern Abbey,  Goodie Blake and Harry Gill, We are Seven.
The lecture by Jonathan to complement these poems is available by special order from Tale to Tell, part of Sounds Natural

 

TTT 840   
price  £10.00

P&P  £1.00

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CDSN 866   Sounds of Kenya    

Malcolm Coe accompanied Ken Jackson when they went on safari to Kenya to record material for BBC World Services's Nature Now programme.  They came back with words and sounds which are evocative of the wildlife and atmosphere of that wonderful country.  Among many others you'll hear Masai singing in the Rift Valley; birds, tree frogs and Rhino at The Ark in the Abadares; more birds at Naivasha; Wildebeest & Hippo in the Mara; Elephant & Zebra in Tsavo.

 

TTT 866
price  £10.00

P&P  £1.00

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CDSN 991   The Water of Life – an Anthology of Whisky   

An anthology and history of whisky worldwide, but with with very much the main emphasis on Scotch - naturally!   Traditions, customs and tales, with relevant quotations, poems and songs make up this entertaining and informative 42 minute production.  It's ideal for enthusiasts and novices alike.  It's also available with The Nature of Whisky - a tour around a traditional distillery with it's own cooperage and malting floor - as a 'chaser' (CDSN 996).

 

CDSN 991
price  £10.00
P&P  £1.00

 

 

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CDSN 992   At Home with Calmac – Arran and beyond (in production - check before ordering)
A CD version of the audio tour produced for Caledonian MacBrayne for the Ardrossan to Brodick crossing containing some aspects of the wildlife, fishing, geology and botany of Arran, the mainland and waters of the Firth of Clyde.  There are also interviews with the Captain and Purser of the Caledonian Isles and other Calmac staff about the ship and  Calmac's history and activities, along with input from the Ayrshire and Arran tourist authorities, Brodick Castle and the Isle of Arran Distillery. 

 

SN 992   
price  £10.00

P&P  £1.00

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CDSN 856  Running with the Fox (in production - check before ordering)   

David Macdonald and Ken Jackson follow the issues of David's book of the same title as they observe and discuss fox behaviour in the wild.  They visit a house near Oxford where foxes come regularly to food just outside the windows, with an effects microphone near the food to record the natural sounds.  They consider many aspects of the book, including fox calls, and relate them to what they see there, and on a night visit to the streets of Oxford itself.

 

SN 856   

price  £10.00

P&P  £1.00

   
Audio Expert Ken Jackson has drawn on 30 years of experience working for BBC Radio to create relaxing and competitively priced audio productions, featuring the calming sounds of the British countryside