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Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs

See below for a selection of the latest books from Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs category. Presented with a red border are the Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

The Food Almanac

The Food Almanac

Author: Miranda York Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/10/2020

The Food Almanac is a monthly collection of food stories told by an eclectic mix of voices from the literary and food worlds. From legendary food writers and lauded chefs to up-and-coming poets and debut novelists, each story looks at the gastronomic world through a cultural prism, using food as a way to explore deeper issues. After all, writing about food is, inevitably, writing about life. This diverse, dazzling collection of food writing includes memoirs, essays, short stories and poems, all commissioned specially for the collection by Miranda York, editor of At The Table magazine. Food can inspire and bring people together: to share conversations, to share ideas, to share knowledge, and feel connected. Our happiest moments are often created sitting round a table, sharing food and stories with people we love, people we admire, or even people we've just met. Join us at the table, all year round.

The Official Crystal Palace Annual 2021

The Official Crystal Palace Annual 2021

Author: Grange Communications Ltd Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/10/2020

The Official Crystal Palace Annual 2021 has everything a Palace fan could want to know about the club. Learn about what Palace stars do to perform at their best, find out interesting facts about the current squad players, reflect on a record Premier League points total from last season and learn about the club as a whole - from the academy teams, through to the mascots, Palace women's team, Palace for Life Foundation and much, much more. You can also see famous Palace moments recreated in Lego and try your hand at some quizzes in this action-packed Official Annual. Essential reading for any fan of the club which is South London and Proud. 2020 IMAGE FOR ILLUSTRATIVE PURPOSES

The Europa World of Learning 2021

The Europa World of Learning 2021

Author: Europa Publications Format: Hardback Release Date: 17/09/2020

Now in its 71st edition, The Europa World of Learning is one of the world's leading reference works. Updated to the highest editorial standards, entries are sourced directly from the organizations to ensure accurate and reliable information. The accreditation status of every university and college is verified before its entry is approved. Every type of academic institution is covered, including over: 7,800 universities and colleges 5,800 research institutes 3,400 museums and art galleries 5,000 learned societies 3,600 libraries and archives 850 regulatory and representative bodies Separate chapters for countries from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe each feature an introductory survey of the country's higher education system. A separate section covers international organizations concerned with higher education and scholarship. Subscribers may download these online at www.worldoflearning.com alongside an archive of essays from past editions.

Disney Christmas Annual 2021

Disney Christmas Annual 2021

Author: Egmont Publishing UK Format: Hardback Release Date: 17/09/2020

Celebrate Christmas with your favourite Disney friends in the Disney Christmas Annual 2021! The Disney Christmas Annual 2021 features everyone's favourite characters from much-loved films and TV shows, both nostalgic and recent, including Mickey Mouse and friends, Toy Story, Peter Pan, The Lady and the Tramp, 1001 Dalmatians and not forgetting our princess friends in Beauty and the Beast and Cinderella. With stories, colouring, activities and more, there's loads of festive fun in the Disney Christmas Annual 2021 to keep young Disney fans entertained throughout the winter months and beyond. Other Annuals available to enjoy for Christmas 2020 include: Disney Frozen Annual 2021 Disney Princess Annual 2021 Star Wars Annual 2021

Weird but true! 2021

Weird but true! 2021

Author: National Geographic Kids Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/09/2020

The perfect Christmas stocking filler gift for kids This bulging compendium is loaded with all-new jaw-dropping, eye-popping, brain-bending facts and bright, bold photography! * It pairs the planet's weirdest facts with the coolest and strangest true stories. * From magical minerals and venomous jellyfish to the most peculiar place names and superhuman swimmers. * Explores animals, geography, science, human achievement and lots more. Whether it's magnificent mandibles, hedgehog cafes, glowing clouds, or record-breaking food, this 2021 children's annual is sure to entertain!

The Almanac

The Almanac

Author: Lia Leendertz Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/09/2020

'Indispensable' - Sir Bob Geldof Welcome to The Almanac: A Seasonal Guide to 2021. If you are new to The Almanac then welcome; if you are a regular reader then hello! The Almanac is about celebrating the unfolding year in all its various facets. The old dependables which I include every year are back: moon phases, sun rises and sets, tide time tables and the sky at night. As ever there are seasonal recipes and monthly gardening tips for the flower and vegetable garden too, as well as a bit of folklore, and nature and a song for each month. This year's edition has a theme: movement, migration and pilgrimage. This was not a reaction to the unsettling events of last year - it was half written by the time Covid-19 hit - but writing it from lockdown did give me a heightened appreciation of the way in which Britain and Ireland have always and continue to be places of movement, and are intimately connected to the rest of the world. You will find within this book migration tales for each month of this year, but I have also searched out seasonal tales of human movement, and included a pilgrimage for each month, some ancient, some current, all underlining the spiritual benefits of putting one foot in front of the other. Every month I have included a method of navigating using the stars, sun or moon, so you can find your way around in the dark (or just look out of your window and know where south is). And our monthly folk songs are all shanties this year, work songs with movement at their very heart, created to coordinate muscle power to drive sailing ships backwards and forwards across the Atlantic Ocean, and containing influences from the eastern seaboard of the US down to the Caribbean and beyond mixed with British and Irish folk traditions. These songs are stitched through with movement and travel, as is this Almanac. We are all eager to move after so much time cooped up, but I dedicate this edition particularly to those for whom staying in one place was not so different, who were never going to climb mountains anyway. I hope this Almanac helps you to travel in your mind all year long, via the swift that streams past your window, through a rasher pudding cooked up in the Romani style, and by way of a song of derring do on the ocean waves. Have a wonderful 2021. PRAISE FOR THE ALMANAC: A SEASONAL GUIDE: 'The perfect companion to the seasons' - India Knight 'This book is your bible' - the Independent 'An ideal stocking filler' - The English Garden 'I love this gem of a book' - Cerys Matthews

Words You Should Know to Sound Smart 2021 Daily Calendar

Words You Should Know to Sound Smart 2021 Daily Calendar

Author: Robert W Bly Format: Calendar Release Date: 20/08/2020

Be the life of every highbrow cocktail party-just by mastering the deliciously obscure terms in this most compendious of calendars. Do you dream of debating philosophical precepts with the intelligentsia? Locking academic horns with the clerisy? Soon, you'll be tossing about bon mots with the best of the artistes and aesthetes-and impressing the susurration out of the perfervid hoi polloi-in no time! With the Words You Should Know to Sound Smart 2021 Daily Calendar you are only an erudite witticism away from true loquaciousness.

America's Top-Rated Cities, Vol. 1 South, 2020

America's Top-Rated Cities, Vol. 1 South, 2020

Author: David Garoogian Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/07/2020

American Book Publishing Record Annual provides immediate access to the 73,000 cataloging records for the entire year of 2019, for books published or distributed in the US.

Texas Almanac 2018-2019

Texas Almanac 2018-2019

Author: Elizabeth Cruce Alvarez Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/07/2020

The Texas Almanac 2018-2019 includes these new feature articles: WATER - An in-depth overview of the state of water in Texas, written by conservationist Dr. Andrew Sansom. Author of the acclaimed book Water in Texas, Dr. Sansom provides compelling new information in this Almanac article. A former executive director of both the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and the Texas Nature Conservancy, he has won many awards for managing and protecting natural resources and currently is Research Professor of Geography and Executive Director of The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment at Texas State University. No natural resource has greater significance for the future of Texas than water. In Texas, the population is expected to essentially double in the next generation and yet we have already given permission for more water to be drawn from many of our rivers than is actually in them. HUNTING - A look at the popularity of hunting in Texas by Luke Clayton, a longtime outdoors writer, radio host, and book author. Clayton, who grew up hunting and fishing in rural northeast Texas, also discusses the overpopulation problem of wild hogs and provides his favorite recipes for all types of wild game. A prolific voice for hunters, Clayton hosts three weekly outdoors radio shows, writes a weekly hunting and fishing column that appears in more than 30 newspapers, and writes for magazines, such as Texas Parks & Wildlife magazine and Texas Wildlife. After spending about 55 years in the pursuit of fish and game all over this country and several others, I have come to the conclusion that some people are born to hunt and some are not, but that spark of DNA passed down through the eons from our hunting forefathers is alive in all of us. SPORTSWOMEN - Cookbook author and food editor Dotty Griffith writes about women who love both hunting and fishing, and she offers up a few of her favorite recipes. I grew up in a hunting and fishing family. Not every woman is that lucky but that's no reason not to learn how. More women are getting into outdoor sports on their own, not as tag-alongs. From equipment to fashion, women are becoming a force in what used to be almost exclusively a man's world. FISHING - Fishing guide and expert Kevin K.T. Townsend writes about angling in Texas. Townsend is the author of the online blog K.T. Diaries and gives an overview of both saltwater and freshwater fishing from the Gulf Coast to the state's many rivers, lakes, and reservoirs. I can still remember fishing with my grandfather, who became a guide after taking early retirement. He would put me in the front of his john boat with a cane pole. . . . It seemed like we filled up the fish basket on every trip.

America's Top-Rated Cities, Vol. 2 West, 2020

America's Top-Rated Cities, Vol. 2 West, 2020

Author: David Garoogian Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/07/2020

American Book Publishing Record Annual provides immediate access to the 73,000 cataloging records for the entire year of 2019, for books published or distributed in the US.

Texas Almanac 2018-2019

Texas Almanac 2018-2019

Author: Elizabeth Cruce Alvarez Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/07/2020

The Texas Almanac 2018-2019 includes these new feature articles: WATER - An in-depth overview of the state of water in Texas, written by conservationist Dr. Andrew Sansom. Author of the acclaimed book Water in Texas, Dr. Sansom provides compelling new information in this Almanac article. A former executive director of both the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and the Texas Nature Conservancy, he has won many awards for managing and protecting natural resources and currently is Research Professor of Geography and Executive Director of The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment at Texas State University. No natural resource has greater significance for the future of Texas than water. In Texas, the population is expected to essentially double in the next generation and yet we have already given permission for more water to be drawn from many of our rivers than is actually in them. HUNTING - A look at the popularity of hunting in Texas by Luke Clayton, a longtime outdoors writer, radio host, and book author. Clayton, who grew up hunting and fishing in rural northeast Texas, also discusses the overpopulation problem of wild hogs and provides his favorite recipes for all types of wild game. A prolific voice for hunters, Clayton hosts three weekly outdoors radio shows, writes a weekly hunting and fishing column that appears in more than 30 newspapers, and writes for magazines, such as Texas Parks & Wildlife magazine and Texas Wildlife. After spending about 55 years in the pursuit of fish and game all over this country and several others, I have come to the conclusion that some people are born to hunt and some are not, but that spark of DNA passed down through the eons from our hunting forefathers is alive in all of us. SPORTSWOMEN - Cookbook author and food editor Dotty Griffith writes about women who love both hunting and fishing, and she offers up a few of her favorite recipes. I grew up in a hunting and fishing family. Not every woman is that lucky but that's no reason not to learn how. More women are getting into outdoor sports on their own, not as tag-alongs. From equipment to fashion, women are becoming a force in what used to be almost exclusively a man's world. FISHING - Fishing guide and expert Kevin K.T. Townsend writes about angling in Texas. Townsend is the author of the online blog K.T. Diaries and gives an overview of both saltwater and freshwater fishing from the Gulf Coast to the state's many rivers, lakes, and reservoirs. I can still remember fishing with my grandfather, who became a guide after taking early retirement. He would put me in the front of his john boat with a cane pole. . . . It seemed like we filled up the fish basket on every trip.

America's Top-Rated Cities, Vol. 4 East, 2020

America's Top-Rated Cities, Vol. 4 East, 2020

Author: David Garoogian Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/07/2020

American Book Publishing Record Annual provides immediate access to the 73,000 cataloging records for the entire year of 2019, for books published or distributed in the US.