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.comBuild with Grandpa is a children’s iPad app. I have previously reviewed At the Zoo with Grandma and Grandpa, and Grandpa’s Workshop by the same developers, Fairlady Media. From the developers:De...

by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comThis is the first instalment of recently published books that I recommend for older readers in 2019. Check out the suggestions I made in 2018 here, here, and here. Hotel Flamingo is a junior novel by Alex Milw...

by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comIn 2018 I began a series of Writing Tips for Kids. This is the eighth in the series. Over coming weeks you’ll see more short articles, each of them addressing young writers, and dealing with a topic helpful...

Reviewed by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comThrough the Smoke is a children’s picture book written by Phil Cummings, illustrated by Andrew McLean and published by Scholastic Press (2019.) RRP: $Au 24.99 HB. From the publisher: The fire awoke...

by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comA regular feature on The Book Chook is where I look at popular posts from previous months and years. Today my focus will be on posts from January, February and March of 2018. Don't forget you can use the right...

by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comRodney is a children’s picture book written and illustrated by Kelly Canby, published by Fremantle Press (2019.) RRP: $Au 24.99 HB. I have previously reviewed Canby’s The Hole Story. From the publisher: R...

by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comHere is the latest in my Creative Prompt Series. You can to link to all my creative prompts via the list embedded below. Today I want kids to start with a dinosaur, or the idea of a dinosaur, and use that as t...







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