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Title: Books with back matter recommendations
Post by: KatieC on March 11, 2013, 11:24 AM
Can anyone give me examples of fiction PB's that have back matter? I tried to go the library to look some up, but I forgot they open late on Mondays and I had to turn around and come home  :oops .

I would be much obliged and will be checking them out as soon as I can.
Title: Re: Books with back matter recommendations
Post by: KatieC on March 11, 2013, 11:29 AM
Oh, I just found this online   :fireworks

http://www.authorsnow.com/connect-with-samantha-r-vamos-back-matter-%E2%80%93-the-cherry-on-the-sundae/

Still taking recommendations, though!
Title: Re: Books with back matter recommendations
Post by: RaeE on March 11, 2013, 11:40 AM
ON THE DAY YOU WERE BORN and MAMA (http://www.amazon.com/Mama-Story-Which-During-Tsunami/dp/0152054952) are the two I can think of without digging through our bookshelf... :) I'll add to the list if I think of more!

Title: Re: Books with back matter recommendations
Post by: JohnellDeWitt on March 11, 2013, 12:30 PM
Try Bugs for Lunch, by Marge Facklam (additional info); There's no Place Like Space, by Tish Rabe but it's a Cat in the Hat book series (glossary and further reading); Dad, Jackie and Me (additional info), by Myron Uhlberg; Cora Cooks Pancit (glossary and recipe), by Dorina K. Lazo Gilmore; Arrowhawk (additional info), by Lola M. Schaefer; Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns by Hena Khan (glossary).

Just looked at your link--great list. I love Wabi Sabi! I think Graeme Base uses back matter in almost all his books too with the games he adds. I'm thinking in particular of The Jewel Fish of Karnak. My kids loved that one.
Title: Re: Books with back matter recommendations
Post by: Betsy on March 11, 2013, 12:33 PM
Many of my fiction picture books have back matter. My book THE SEVEN SEAS, about a rabbit who goes to visit each of the (fictional) seven seas has information about the oceans in the back.

Ellen Jackson
www.ellenjackson.net
Title: Re: Books with back matter recommendations
Post by: KatieC on March 11, 2013, 12:55 PM
Thank you everyone! I will be looking these up :).
Title: Re: Books with back matter recommendations
Post by: Vijaya on March 11, 2013, 01:11 PM
Verla's PBs have backmatter ... I love this section and so do my kids.
Vijaya
Title: Re: Books with back matter recommendations
Post by: TMarie on March 11, 2013, 04:41 PM
I have a few. My son and I love fish so we have,
 
Trout, Trout, Trout! (A Fish Chant) by April Pulley Sayre
and Manfish A Story of Jacques Cousteau by Jennifer Berne

we also have, These Bees Count! by Alison Formento

and Verla's, Covered Wagons, Bumpy Trails and Gold Fever
Title: Re: Books with back matter recommendations
Post by: KatieC on March 11, 2013, 06:04 PM
Thanks Vijaya and TMarie!
Title: Re: Books with back matter recommendations
Post by: TMarie on March 11, 2013, 06:50 PM
Sure KatieC! Happy to help.
Title: Re: Books with back matter recommendations
Post by: cindoh on March 11, 2013, 08:13 PM
Blueboarder Alison Formento's other PBs, This Tree Counts and These Seas Count, also have terrific back matter.