Crystal Bowman

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Crystal Bowman is an author, speaker, and former preschool teacher. She graduated from Calvin College with a degree in elementary education and studied early childhood development at the University of Michigan. Her writing career began in 1990 as a lyricist for children's piano music. She began writing children's books in 1993 and has since written more than 100 books for children and 3 for women. She has written books for many popular children's series, such as Little Blessings, BOZ the Bear, MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers), Berenstain Bears, and I Can Read! She has also written two books of humorous poetry for children, numerous magazine articles, Bible study materials, and educational resource books. As a speaker, Crystal enjoys sharing h ...more

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Crystal Bowman There is no such thing as writer's block. If you are a writer, you write no matter what. Sometimes the words just flow, and when they don't you just…moreThere is no such thing as writer's block. If you are a writer, you write no matter what. Sometimes the words just flow, and when they don't you just have to work harder. (less)
Crystal Bowman There are many wonderful things about being a writer. I get to do what I love and share the love of Jesus with children.
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M Is for Manger

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Do Baby Bears Have Mommies?

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An Easter Gift for Me

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My Thanksgiving Prayer

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I am excited to be a new author on GoodReads. I love connecting with readers and hope to use this blog as a way to talk about God, children, writing children's books, or any other topic that comes up. I love writing for children because my background is early childhood education. Children are so eager to learn and they absorb words like sponges! I love telling them how special they are and that... Read more of this blog post »
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