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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Written by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.com For many children, writing poetry is a daunting task. Adults are daunted too! I believe we shouldn’t ask kids to write poetry, until we have shared LOTS of poetry with them - poetry in all sorts of...

by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comIf you would love books that introduce your tweens (perhaps) and teens to all the drama, the tragedy, the over-the-top excesses that are the Greek Legends, let me introduce you to George O’Connor. O’Connor...

Useful GIF Tool at Picasionby Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.com Picasion turns images into GIF animations. There’s no need to register, but there are advertisements you may need to be aware of if you use it with kids. Maximum outcome width is...

by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comThere are so many wonderful new children's picture books being published! Here are just six among the many that have caught my eye. More coming soon! MiloWritten and illustrated by Tohby Riddle, and publi...

Diamante Review by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comPreviously I’ve reviewed several ReadWriteThink apps. You may remember Word Mover and Trading Cards, Theme Poems, Alphabet Organizer and Haiku? Diamante Poem is another free educational app b...

by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comThis School is Driving Me Nuts is a book of plays for kids, written by Duncan Ball, illustrated by Craig Smith and published by Second Look Publishing, an imprint of Christmas Press (2016). This is a revised v...

Reviewed by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comI had the chance to play with Sago Mini Monsters recently, and it truly is lots of fun. It’s an opportunity for children to create because they can decorate the early part of their monster with fing...







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