The Old Farmer's Almanac for Kids, Volume 6

by Old Farmer’s Almanac

Fascinating stories, fun facts, and activities that provide hours of edu-tainment make a winning formula for this biannual series created for kids ages 8 and up. This brand-new edition includes chapters with features on . . . 

  

• 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 

• Plus too much more to mention!

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN-13/ EAN: 9781571986832
  • ISBN-10: 1571986839
  • Pages: 192
  • Publication Date: 09/01/2015
  • Carton Quantity: 20

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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 

     

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