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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Reviewed by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comToca Life: School is another app in the Toca Life series. It’s available in iOS and Android. I have previously reviewed Toca Life: City, Toca Life: Town, Toca Life: Farm, Toca Life: Stable and...

Children's Book Review by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.com Puffin the Architect is a children’s picture book by NZ author/illustrator, Kimberly Andrews, published by Puffin, an imprint of Penguin Random House (2018.) RRP: $Au 24.99 HB.From th...

Reviewed by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comFiete Match is an app by developer Ahoiii. It’s available for iOS and for Android. From the developer: Our card challenges include:Marine animals:Match up the pairs!Nautical flags:Find pairs with ab...

Children's Book Reviews by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.com This is the fifth in my series of children’s picture books reviewed this year. Find the first here, the second here, the third here, and the fourth here.I’m the Biggest is a child...

by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.com This is the first in my new series of writing tips for kids. Over coming weeks you’ll see new short articles, each of them addressing young writers and dealing with a topic helpful to them. I’ve created a...

Reviewed by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comCicada is a picture book for older kids, written and illustrated by Shaun Tan, published by Lothian (Hachette in Australia) (2018.) RRP: $Au 26.99 HB. I have previously reviewed Tan’s Tales from Out...

by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comComic Life is an app for both Mac and Windows developed by Plasq.com. I use Comic Life 3 for Mac. It is also available for iOS. From the developer:Whether it is photos of friends or hand drawn comic characters...







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