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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Reviewed by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comAt the Zoo with Grandma and Grandpa is a children’s iPad app by Fairlady Media. I have previously reviewed Grandpa’s Workshop by the same developer. From the developer:Do you know what a Malayan t...

by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comAustralian author, Sandy Fussell, suggested I create a list of children’s picture books about books, and even helped me compile my list! Embedded below you will find a list of children’s picture books that...

Reviewed by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comAssembly is an iPad/iPhone app that we can use to create an image. I think it’s a great app to use in an educational context because it means kids are making their own images rather than navigating...

Reviewed by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comYou may have noticed I review a lot of children’s picture books, but I love to find great books for older readers too. Below you’ll find some recently read books that I recommend if your children...

by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comFor any writer, young or old, thinking up an idea for a creative project can sometimes be the hardest part. That’s why I like to find a range of prompts that might get kids started. You can link through to &...

Reviewed by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comFeathers is a children’s picture book written by Phil Cummings, illustrated by Phil Lesnie and published by Scholastic Australia (2017.) RRP: $Au 24.99 HB. I have previously reviewed Cummings' Night...

Reviewed by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comDino-Store is an interactive story app for children about Leo and his father who buy some enormous eggs at the grocery store. It was written by Roger Sedarat and illustrated by Trade Loeffler. From th...







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