The Old Farmer's Almanac for Kids, Volume 6

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Description

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

Product Details

Price
$9.95
Publisher
Old Farmer's Almanac
Publish Date
September 01, 2015
Pages
192
Dimensions
5.6 X 0.6 X 8.2 inches | 0.75 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781571986832
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America's best-selling annual publication, with facts, feature articles, and advice that are "useful, with a pleasant degree of humor."