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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Children's Book Reviews by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comHere is the first in my series of children’s picture books reviewed in 2019. Find some from last year here,  here, here, here, here, and here. Is there a child near yo...

by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comMy Creative Prompt Series has lots of ideas that nudge kids towards some kind of creativity. You can see all the Prompts embedded below. Today I want children to start with the idea or concept of a machine, o...

by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comI have reviewed Little Book Press books before, and discussed the tremendous work in general of Raising Literacy Australia. Little Book Press is the publishing arm of Raising Literacy Australia, and specialise...

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

by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comBonnie and Ben Rhyme Again is a children’s picture book written by Men Fox, illustrated by Judy Horacek and published by Omnibus Books (2018.) RRP: $Au 19.99 HB.From the publisher: A companion to Good Night,...

by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.com The Book Chook will be taking a break until early February. However, most days l’ll be sharing educational things I find and re-find via social media e.g. Twitter and The Book Chook Facebook page, so you’...

A regular feature on The Book Chook is where I look at popular articles from previous months and years. Today my focus will be on posts from, you guessed it, October, November and December of 2017. Don't forget you can use the right sidebar to find m...







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