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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Children's Book Reviews by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comBelow is the sixth in my series of children’s picture books reviewed this year. Find the first here, the second here, the third here, the fourth here, and the fifth here. Is there a c...

by Deborah Robins and Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comTo those in the know, a school library is a vital resource for students. As author, Jackie French, says:Yet some still have questions, and others haven’t taken time to think about it. “I...

by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comGoogle Slides can be really useful. It’s a free tool in your Google Drive to create presentations. You can choose from different themes and fonts, embed videos and add animations. You can collaborate with ot...

Children's Book Review by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comThe Heart of a Whale is a children’s picture book written and illustrated by Anna Pignataro and published by Scholastic (2018.) RRP: $Au 24.99 HB. From the publisher: Whale’s song wa...

by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.com I enjoy challenging kids to respond to prompts and love to celebrate their creativity with them. So today I have a new prompt. It asks kids to start with the concept of a vegetable or with a real vegetable, a...

Children's Book Review by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comOld Hat is a children’s picture book written and illustrated by Emily Gravett and published by Two Hoots, an imprint of PanMacmillan (2018.) RRP: $Au 14.99 PB . From the publisher: Har...

by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comA regular feature on The Book Chook is where I look at popular posts from previous months and years. Today my focus will be on posts from July, August and September of 2017. Don't forget you can use the right...







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