Wednesday, December 31, 2008

New Review Policy

The Book Chook

Books and Apps

The Book Chook is no longer taking suggestions of books or apps to review. 


  1. I wholeheartedly believe in instilling a love of reading into children. Today with so many options of brainless entertainment available this has to be started early, some researchers say to start while your child is 'in utero'! I'm from NZ and loved reading books like "Hairy mclary from Donaldson's Dairy" to my 2 daughters now 24 and 28.
    While children love paper books, with the advent of the e-books something like a kindle book reader cn be a nice gift for children. Kindle devices can store 1000's of books which makes them great for taking on holiday.

    Celia Hamilton

  2. I am on the pro side of using this book as a read aloud. I would carefully guide my book talk to point out that the author is not condoning the act of stealing itself.

  3. Dear Susan,

    My granddaughter has just published her first book on Amazon.

    I am trying to help her and wondered if you would be interested in reading her book and reviewing on Goodreads or Amazon?

    I should be delighted to send you a copy if you agree, we understand that you get many requests and that you have to say no a lot. However how many ebooks have been written by an 8 yr girl with the help of her granpa?

    Yes or now we respect you and love your blog, so please keep up the good work!


    G Guff

  4. @Granpa GuffWhile I think it's wonderful that an eight-year-old (with some help from her grandpa) has written and published a book, I really must stick to my policy terms. Thanks for understanding!

  5. @Barbara A. Mojica I don't understand what you mean by "this book".

  6. Is this book available in the US and if so in what format?

    I am really into history and culture and would be interested in reading the book.

  7. Dear Susan,

    Understand and respect your policies and promise not to trouble you again young lady.

    Barbara please email me at if you would like a review copy.


    G Guff
    @Barbara A. Mojica

  8. I'm really sorry to hear that you are no longer accepting suggestions for books to review. I have been periodically checking your site since June to see when you would be open to submissions again so that I could submit my own so I'm rather disappointed. I suppose this is now a permanent policy. Anyway, keep up the good work. Regards,
    Rebecca Bielawski


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