The Book Chook

Blog URL:http://www.thebookchook.com
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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on Jul 16, 2019

by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comRecently I realised that after ten years of regular writing, creating, reviewing and sharing, it's time for me to take a long break. Maybe even a permanent break, I’m not sure yet. Being part of several warm...

by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comMake a Hat Day is January 15 in the USA. There’s a Hat Day in Australia on October 7. But any day we choose is a wonderful time to celebrate the fun and practicality of hats. Indeed, the hat is an excellent...

Children's Book Reviews by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comDid you know that July 10 is Don’t Step on a Bee Day in the USA? Why not take your kids to the library to look for books about bees, think of words that start with B, sing songs about...

by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.com Last year I began a series of Writing Tips for Kids. This is the eleventh in the series. Over coming weeks you’ll see more short articles, each of them addressing young writers and dealing with a topic help...

Children's Book Review by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comNullaboo Hullabaloo is a children’s chapter book written by Fleur Ferris, with occasional illustrations by Briony Stewart, and published by Penguin Random House (2019.) RRP: $Au14.99 P...

by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comHere is a round-up of the apps I’ve reviewed in the first half of 2019. Fiete Choice Build with Grandpa Toca Kitchen Fiete Islands Presto Bingo Shapes You can browse through all the apps for iPad I’...

Children's Book Review by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comHow to Build the Perfect Cubby House is a children’s picture book, written and illustrated by Heath McKenzie, and published by Scholastic Press (2019.) RRP: $Au 17.99 HB. From the publ...







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