About Crystal Bowman

Crystal Bowman is an author, lyricist, speaker, mentor, and freelance editor. She has written over 70 books for children and several have become best sellers. She also writes lyrics for children's piano music and stories for Clubhouse Jr. Magazine. She is the author of THE ONE YEAR BOOK OF DEVOTIONS FOR PRESCHOOLERS (Tyndale) as well as many titles in the I CAN READ SERIES (Zondervan). She speaks at schools, churches, teachers' conventions, and writers' conferences.

Should We Teach Children to Obey God?

Though my parents were born-again Christians with a deep faith and personal relationship with Christ, I was raised with a legalistic spin on Christianity. There were more “don’ts” than “dos,” and many activities were prohibited in the name of Jesus. … Continue reading

Pumpkins and Jesus

Whether or not you choose to participate in Halloween, your kids will be aware of the holiday. Our secular society loves this holiday because it means big sales for the stores. Costumes, candy, and eerie decorations fly off the shelves … Continue reading

The Kite and the Boy

I am pleased to review a new children’s book by Aaron Duffy, with black and white illustrations by Katy Haaland Greene. The Kite and the Boy is a well-written, endearing story about the friendship between a kite and a young boy who … Continue reading