The Old Farmer's Almanac 2013

Author: Old Farmer’s Almanac

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0544086929

Category: Reference

Page: 288

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America’s best-selling annual publication is also the most beloved. A reference book that reads like a magazine, the Almanac contains “everything under the Sun, including the Moon”—facts, feature articles, and advice that are “useful, with a pleasant degree of humor.” The 2013 edition, which marks the publication’s 221st anniversary, will feature • weather predictions for every day and climatic trends for each season, plus hints of how a low sunspot cycle could influence conditions in the coming years • the most accurate astronomical data in the solar system, with best-viewing recommendations for every month • safe and easy home remedies for each season’s most common—and uncomfortable—aches and ailments • fail-safe gardening tips to ensure a hefty harvest, ideas for using vegetable plants as ornamentals, plus gardening by the Moon • delicious recipes for homebaked cakes, cookies, and pies; plus readers’ best bacon dishes • amusing and enlightening articles on raising children, kisses, and why pets bite (and how to stop them) and much, much more! Added value this year: • 80 full-color pages • full-color national weather maps of winter and summer forecasts
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The Old Farmer's Almanac 2013

Author: Old Farmer's Almanac

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 1571985735

Category: Reference

Page: 288

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A compilation of practical advice and folklore features weather forecasts for the United States, planting tables, health remedies, horoscopes, recipes, games and puzzles, and other entertaining and useful information.
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The Old Farmer's Almanac 2014

Author: Old Farmer’s Almanac

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 1571986154

Category: Reference

Page: 288

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Accept no substitutes! America’s oldest continuously published periodical and best-loved annual is often imitated but never equaled. This is the one, the only, Old Farmer’s Almanac! Recognized for generations by its familiar yellow cover, the Almanac for 2014 promises to be "useful, with a pleasant degree of humor," fulfilling once again (for the 222nd time) the mission set forth in 1792 by its founder, Robert B. Thomas. In addition to its 80 percent–accurate weather, this year’s signature mix of wit and wisdom, tips and advice, forecasts and fun includes . . . • an astronomy quiz to test your Sky-Q • anglers’ six favorite fish and secrets to hooking them • vegetables and other perennial edibles to grow • the time in our lives: where it goes, ways to make the most of it, and more • the whole truth about whole grains • how to get bitten by a pet (if you’re not careful) • rings around Earth (think Saturn) that might influence our weather • health tips for each zodiac sign • envelope and napkin jottings that changed the world • plus: Moon phases and other celestial sightings, tides, historic trivia, gardening tables, best days, and too much more to mention! Added value this year: • 80 full-color pages • full-color winter and summer weather maps • updated Reference section
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The Old Farmer's Almanac for Kids

Author: Old Farmer’s Almanac

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 1571986162

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 192

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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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The Old Farmer's Almanac 2004

Author: Robert B. Thomas

Publisher: Yankee Pub

ISBN: 9781571982957

Category: Reference

Page: 256

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A compilation of practical advice and folklore features weather forecasts for the United States, planting tables, health remedies, horoscopes, recipes, games and puzzles, and other entertaining and useful information
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The Old Farmer's Almanac for Kids

Author: N.A

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 1571986138

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 192

View: 7829

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Offers a compilation of facts and folklore on a range of topics, including weather, astronomy, gardening, animals, history, sports, and health.
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The Old Farmer's Almanac 2015

Author: Old Farmer's Almanac

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 1571986391

Category: Reference

Page: 304

View: 8017

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Presents a compilation of practical advice and folklore, featuring weather forecasts for the United States, planting tables, health remedies, horoscopes, recipes, games and puzzles and other entertaining and useful information, all in an attractive layout with dozens of full-color pages.
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The Old Farmer's Almanac

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Author: Old Farmer's Almanac

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 1571985441

Category: Reference

Page: 288

View: 4555

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A compilation of practical advice and folklore features weather forecasts for the United States, planting tables, health remedies, horoscopes, recipes, games and puzzles, and other entertaining and useful information
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