The Old Farmer's Almanac for Kids, Volume 6 (Paperback)

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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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America's best-selling annual publication, with facts, feature articles, and advice that are "useful, with a pleasant degree of humor."


Product Details
ISBN: 9781571986832
ISBN-10: 1571986839
Publisher: Old Farmer's Almanac
Publication Date: September 1st, 2015
Pages: 192
Language: English
Series: Old Farmer's Almanac for Kids