The Old Farmer's Almanac for Kids

Author: Yankee Publishing Inc

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 1571985549

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 192

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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.

The Old Farmer's Almanac 2012

Author: Old Farmer’s Almanac

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0547851863

Category: Reference

Page: 288

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America’s best-selling annual publication is also the most beloved: Its name makes people smile and its contents tickle funny bones. A reference book that reads like a magazine, the Almanac is packed with facts, features, and fun that make every day special. The 2012 edition, which marks the publication’s 220th anniversary, will feature . . . •weather predictions for every day and climatic trends for each season, plus the science behind weather folklore • the most accurate astronomical data under the sun, with best-viewing recommendations for every month • gardening advice for growing vegetables and flowers, not to mention worthwhile weeds • easy, mouthwatering recipes for Dutch ovens • amusing and enlightening articles on topics such as cures for a headache, quirky measurements, and heirloom animals • ideas, hints, and charts that provide simple solutions and shortcuts for everyday challenges • and much, much more! Added value this year . . . • 80 full-color pages • full-color national weather maps of winter and summer forecasts • national, in-person TV, radio, and print publicity campaign, beginning in September 2011

The magazine

everything you need to know to make it in the magazine business

Author: Leonard Mogel

Publisher: Lawrence Erlbaum

ISBN: 9780883622230

Category: Education

Page: 212

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For 20 years this book has been in the forefront as the prime source of information on succeeding in the magazine business. Leonard Mogel shares his expertise gained from more than 35 years of magazine experience in this thoroughly revised and updated, full-color edition. It is an excellent primer for starting a magazine, and also provides the facts, figures, and concepts needed to enter and become successfully employed in the magazine business. Features include: *fundamentals of how to prepare a dummy issue and write a business plan; *descriptions of job opportunities in the various phases of magazine publication; and *candid interviews with industry leaders, as well as case histories of failures and successes.