The Old Farmer’s Almanac for Kids

Old Farmer’s Almanac for Kids
Old Farmer’s Almanac for Kids

The Old Farmer’s Almanac for Kids features fascinating stories, fun facts, and activities that provide hours of edu-tainment. This brand-new edition in the biannual series includes chapters on . . .

• Astronomy: with Moon tales and trivia; telling time by the stars; a visit to Venus
• Calendar: unusual celebrations for every month (Limerick Day, Happy Cat Month, National Chemistry Week), with related activities to try anytime
• Weather: what happens in a hurricane; a buganado blitz and other weird weather; a chilling peek at the South Pole
• Food: the a-peel (get it?) and quirky uses of bananas (Sri Lankans use the stems to make shoe soles); a twisted history of pretzels
• Nature: the world is alive with swamp creatures, howling wolves, cockroaches, and reindeer—oh, my!
• In the Garden: advice for a fairy-tale garden of cabbages, pumpkins, and beans; a salsa princess; ideas for hosting a garden party
• On the Farm: everything you didn’t know about oats; quacky facts about ducks; Pennsylvania Dutch “sign language”
• Sports: Old Home Day games; kids who joined the circus; how to get the knack of the hacky sack; ways to walk

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