The Book Chook

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Blog Tags:tips for parents, kids reading, kids writing, creating stories, technology for kids, book reviews, free online resources
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.comHickory Hickory Dash is a children’s picture book written by Tony Wilson and illustrated by Laura Wood, published by Scholastic Australia (2018.) RRP: $Au 10.00 HB From the publisher: Before the clock strike...

by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comThe Australian Library and Information Association has chosen Hickory Hickory Dash as the children’s picture book for National Simultaneous Storytime this year. (Catch up with my review HERE.) At 11.00am on...

Reviewed by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comPlum’s Creaturizer is an iPad app from developer PBS. I have previously reviewed Plum’s Photo Hunt. From the developer:Features• Build a billion (really!) unique creatures using over a hundred b...

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 January, February and March of 2017. Don't forget you can use the right...

by Dee White, www.deescribe.com.auDoing research is one of the most amazing things about being a writer. It takes you to places you never thought you'd go, and you find out some pretty fantastic facts.Although I got the idea for my latest book, K9 He...

Reviewed by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comToca Life: Farm is an app from developer, Toca Boca. I have previously reviewed Toca Life: City, (Feb 9, 2018) Toca Life: Town, and Toca Band. From the developer:FEATURES:- Explore four locations: ba...

Reviewed by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comHere are some fantastic new books for older readers I have read, and believe are worthy of your consideration. Far below you’ll find a novel for adults that I also adored. If you’d like your child...







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