Crystal Bowman

Crystal Bowman

Last time, I posted a blog on Writing for Children (Part 1), and addressed the challenge of writing boardbooks. The next sub-genre in the genre of children’s literature is what I call the preschool picture book. This is not the 32-page picture book with a full plot and story (i.e. beginning, middle, and happy ending). The books in this category are books that consist mainly of word play.

What do I mean by “word play”? Glad you asked.

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Two new books by Crystal Bowman are a part of Standard Publishing's Happy
Day Series for beginning readers.
The Best Thing about My Birthday (based on 1 Timothy 6:17) —
Celebrate with Bunny as she discovers what really is important about
birthdays.
Thank You, God, for This Day (based on Psalm 118: 24) — Spend the
day with Kitty as she learns to be thankful for each part of her day.
Crystal Bowman is a best selling author of more than 70 books for children.
She is also a lyricist, poet, and freelance editor for children's writers.Visit her website:
This new release information was uploaded by Cecelia Dowdy! Happy reading!

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IMG00042-20111027-1317 70 pixMany writers want to write a children’s book because they think it would be fun. Writing for children is fun, but fun does not mean easy! In fact, the more you learn about writing for children, the harder it gets. Most writers think of the standard 32-page picture book when they consider writing a children’s book, but there are other sub-genres within the genre of children’s literature that writers need to be familiar with.

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