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The Old Farmer's Almanac 2011by The Old Farmer's Almanac
Synopses & Reviews
Americas 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 publications 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 seasons 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
Accept no substitutes! Americas oldest continuously published periodical and best-loved annual is often imitated but never equaled. This is the one, the only, Old Farmers 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 years 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 youre 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
Americas 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 2011 edition, which marks the publications 219th 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 2010
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America's best-selling annual publication, with facts, feature articles, and advice that are "useful, with a pleasant degree of humor."
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