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 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...

by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comA 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, April, May and June of 2018. Don't forget you can u...

Children's Book Review by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comWhen Billy Was a Dog is a children’s picture book, written by Kirsty Murray, illustrated by Karen Blair and published by Allen and Unwin (2019.) RRP: $Au 24.99 HB. From the publisher:...

by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.com Grandparents are great, aren’t they? Lots of countries have a special day to celebrate that. In the USA it’s September 19, 2019 and in Australia it’s 27 October 2019. But of course any day can be set as...

by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comCocoon is a children’s picture book written and illustrated by Aura Parker, and published by Scholastic Australia (2019.) RRP: $Au 24.99 HB. From the publisher: Dawn and her best friends have a plan! They ar...

by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comLast year I began a series of Writing Tips for Kids. This is the tenth 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.comLottie and Walter is a children’s picture book written and illustrated by Anna Walker and published by Penguin Random House (2019.) RRP: $Au 24 99 HB. I have previously reviewed many books either written and...







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