The Book Chook

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Country:Australia
State/Province:New South Wales

The Book Chook is where children's literacy and literature collide. Read tips for parents to encourage your kids to read, write, create and learn. Find reviews of great children's books. Grab links to free online resources.



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by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comRecently I have updated my list of Children’s Picture Books about Babies, and embedded it below. Please note: these are books ABOUT babies. They are not specifically books FOR babies which might tend to be b...

by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comI really enjoy challenging kids to respond to prompts. Their creativity is amazing and something to be celebrated. Today I have a new prompt. It asks kids to start with the concept of some kind of line, and us...

Reviewed by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comI Just Ate My Friend is a children’s picture book created by Heidi McKinnon and published by Allen and Unwin (2017.) $Au 24.99 HB From the publisher:This beautiful, innovative picture book from an e...

by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comOne of the things librarians and teachers strive for is to give children the tools that will help them make their own choices about what they want to read for pleasure. We discuss all sorts of strategies...

by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comIn the last several years, picture book readers have been lucky enough to be offered a slew of books that touch on themes like diversity, tolerance and acceptance. I have started compiling a list, (embedded fa...

by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.com A regular feature on The Book Chook is where I revisit articles from previous months and years. Today my focus will be on app reviews from July, August and September of 2016. Because I was away for much of t...

by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comI believe it's useful to my readers not only to have access to my app reviews, but to have access to reviews according to theme, or in other groups. Accordingly, I've begun a periodic but regular feature where...







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