The Old Farmer's Almanac for Kids

The Old Farmer's Almanac for Kids

Volume 6

Book - 2015
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Fascinating stories, fun facts, and activities that provide hours of edu-tainment make a winning formula for this series created for kids ages 8 and up. Featuring:

* Astronomy : Earth's volcanoes and other planetary wonders
* Calendar : origin of the birthday cake, why we save daylight time, and more "special" days
* Health : fun facts about your brain; uncommon advice for the common cold; why we have burps, gas, and other unmentionables
* Weather : wildfire weather, facts about fog
* Food : the history of the hot dog, the making of maple syrup, the first frozen dinner, lunchbox recipes
* Accomplished Kids : kids who made amazing discoveries, kids who help to make the world a better place
* Nature : a bug guide, little-known facts about nuts, poison dart frogs
* In the Garden : secrets of composting, growing a bean teepee and other edibles, plus fun crafts
* Sports : a wooden car derby, plus adventurers Sam Patch (falls jumper), Jay Cochrane (wire walker), and Charles F. Lummis (cross-country hiker)
* Amusement : tips for setting a record, advice for whistlers, and more
Publisher: Dublin, New Hampshire : Yankee Publishing Incorporated, ©2015.
ISBN: 9781571986832
Characteristics: 192 pages :,colour illustrations ;,21 cm.

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