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.comA regular feature on The Book Chook is where I remind readers about posts from previous months and years. Today I am looking back to popular articles from October, November and December of 2015. Don't forget y...

Reviews by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comRecently I was introduced to publisher, Phaidon, which has its headquarters in New York and London. It has a huge list of creative arts titles, and many exciting children’s books. Earlier this month,...

by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comRadio Rescue was written by Jane Jolly, illustrated by Robert Ingpen, and published by National Library of Australia, 2016. RRP: $Au24.99From the publisher: Jim and his family live happily on their remote outb...

Reviewed by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.com It is truly torture for me to have to choose the top ten picture books I’ve reviewed this or any year. I start out strongly, typing my list with enthusiasm and the joy of sharing what I love. But t...

Reviewed by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.com Earlier I brought you Recommended Books for Older Readers 2016, and Recommended Books for Older Readers 2016 (2). Here is the third instalment. All would make great gift ideas for a reader near you!

by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comHere’s a new prompt in my series, Creative Prompts for Kids. Sometimes children need a gentle nudge to spark their creativity. Whether they go on to choreograph a dance, create a sculpture from junk or write...

Reviewed by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comEarlier this year, I brought you Recommended Books for Older Readers 2016. Here is the second instalment. All would make great gift ideas for a reader near you! Boomerang and Bat was written by Mark G...







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