The Old Farmer's Almanac for Kids, Volume 5

The Old Farmer's Almanac for Kids, Volume 5

Kids can’t put it down! Parents can’t wait to pick it up! Teachers give it high marks! Created for kids ages 8 and up, 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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Publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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ISBN 1571986162
Pages 195 pages
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