The Old Farmer's Almanac for Kids, Volume 6
ISBN: 1571986839
EAN13: 9781571986832
Language: English
Pages: 192
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 8.00" L x 6.00" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback
Book Overview
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