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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by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comThis is the latest in my Creative Prompt Series. You’ll be able to link to all my creative prompts via the list embedded below. Today I’d like kids to start with either the concept of music or some actual...

Children's Book Review by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comMy Dad is a Robot is a children’s picture book written and illustrated by Matt Cosgrove, and published by Koala Books for Scholastic (2018.) RRP: $Au 17.99 HB. From the publisher: Psss...

Reviewed by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comAre you looking for apps that will encourage kids to read, and to enjoy reading? Here are two from world-famous author and illustrator, Lynley Dodd: Hairy Maclary from Donaldson’s Dairy and Scarface...

Children's Book Reviews by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.com This is the fourth in my series of children’s picture books reviewed this year. Find the first here, the second here, and the third here.Welcome - a Mo Willems Guide for New Arrival...

by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.com I have made lots of educational and creative PDFs for kids this year. They are copyright to me, which means nobody can steal or sell them, but I give permission for teachers, parents and librarians who w...

by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comIn Australia, National Science Week is from 11 - 19 August 2018. Let's put the spotlight on Science this week, perhaps by asking kids to notice things about science in their daily lives, sharing books with the...

by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comToday I am sharing some work I have done on fiction genres for primary kids. It started out as a slideshow I made in Keynote with my descriptions of each genre I chose, then morphed into a video when I discove...







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