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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Reviewed by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comThis is Banjo Paterson is a children’s picture book written by Tania McCartney, illustrated by Christina Booth and published by National Library of Australia. RRP:$Au24.99 From the publisher: Andre...

Reviewed by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comMy Felt World is an app by developer, Digital Playbox. It is described as “an interactive animated playset.” I love that kids can create scenes with it, and that oral stories and discussion automa...

Reviewed by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.com So many great picture books with an animal theme! Let’s dive straight in. The Catawampus Cat is a children’s picture book written by Jason Carter Eaton, illustrated by Gus Gordon and published by...

Role Play with Kids

on Jun 8, 2017 in: reading

by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comRole play is something children do naturally, in play. They “pretend” to be firemen, school teachers super heroes and parents, interacting with each other and taking on different roles as they want. Dress-...

Reviews by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comSometimes what we want to share with kids is a picture book that will truly help them celebrate the FUN of reading! Here are some stand-outs I’ve discovered recently. Dave’s Rock by Frann Preston-G...

Reviews by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comHere are some new reviews of picture books I love that focus on friendship. Below you will find a list of more children’s picture books with this theme. I'll be adding to this list over time.The Bike...

Reviewed by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comA Child of Books is a children’s picture book written by Oliver Jeffers, illustrated by Jeffers and Sam Winston and published by Walker Books (2016.) RRP: $Au27.99 HB. I have previously reviewed Jef...







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