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.comButterfly, We’re Expecting You! is a children’s picture book written by Libby Hathorn, illustrated by Lisa Stewart, and published by Lothian (Hachette) (2018.) RRP: $Au 14.99 PB. I have previousl...

by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comThis is the fifth short article in my series about ways kids can create picture puzzles. The first was Creating Picture Puzzles - Spot the Difference, the second was Creating Picture Puzzles - a Digital Image...

by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comBecause the Children’s Book Week theme for 2018 in Australia is “Find your treasure”, I’ve brainstormed some prompts that use the idea of a “treasure” to nudge kids towards some kind of creative ac...

Reviewed by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comFox and Sheep Movie Studio is an iPad and Android app by developer, Fox and Sheep. I have previously reviewed their Little Fox Music Box, Chomp, BUBL Draw and Hat Monkey. From the developer:Descriptio...

by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comI have several wonderful new picture books to add to my list of Picture Books with an Australian Theme. You can find the updated list embedded far below. Drought is a children’s picture book written by Jacki...

by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comThis is the fourth article in my series about ways kids can create picture puzzles. The first was Creating Picture Puzzles - Spot the Difference, the second was Creating Picture Puzzles - a Digital Image to C...

by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comFurther to my articles earlier this month, Ideas for Children’s Book Week 2018 and Book Week Activities for Kids 2018,  I’ve gathered a list of favourite chapter books I think might suit this year’s...







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