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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Reviewed by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comStepping Stones: A Refugee Family's Journey is a children’s picture book written by Margriet Ruurs, illustrated by Nizar Ali Badr and published by UQP (2017.) RRP: $Au 21.95 From the publisher:...

Reviewed by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comTotemUp is an educational and creative app for preschoolers. I have previously reviewed Minilab’s Artie’s Magic Pencil.From the developer:-Combine different faces, outlines, colours, patterns and...

Reviewed by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comSpot the Mistake: Lands of Long Ago is a children’s picture book by AJ Wood and Mike Jolley, illustrated by Frances Castle, and published by Quarto Group UK (Allen and Unwin in Australia) 2017. RRP:...

by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comDelving into the elements of a story can help not just with storytelling, but with children’s reading and writing. Whether they use and understand terms like “complication” and “resolution” or are at...

Reviewed by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comThe Mapmaker Chronicles are middle grade chapter books by A.L.Tait, published by Lothian, an imprint of Hachette, Australia (2014.) Find out a little about each book, or scroll down to Books 1-4 to re...

by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comSome of my very favourite children’s picture books are those that invite children to play. They encourage kids to interact in some way, whether by actually touching a page, or by calling out, or responding.

by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comIf you’re looking for books to share with kids during Children’s Book Week later this month, I hope you’ll check out these next two stunning picture books for older readers. You might also be interested...







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