In addition to his roles as a celebrated artist and folklorist, Eric Sloane was TV's first weatherman and an author whose popular books offer fascinating combinations of history, lore, and practical information. The Weather Almanac combines Eric Sloane's Almanac and Weather Forecaster with Folklore of American Weather into a single-volume edition that's filled with fascinating forecasting tips based on wind, clouds, the moon, and other natural phenomena. Sloane relates each month of the year to typical weather conditions, highlighting his observations with 135 nostalgic drawings. The books of Eric Sloane celebrate the time-honored traditions of early America and their enduring value. A prolific artist, Sloane created nearly 15,000 paintings and drawings over his lifetime, many of which enhance his delightful books of bygone days.