Book Review/Giveaway: God’s Big Promises for Kids by Crystal Bowman. Ends Sept 30th
About the Author: Crystal Bowman is a former preschool teacher, author, and speaker. 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 70 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), and I Can Read! She has also written two books of humorous poetry for children, three books for women, numerous magazine articles, Bible study materials, and educational resource books. As a speaker, Crystal enjoys sharing her stories and poetry with students in the classroom and also with adults at teachers’ conventions, writers’ conferences, and women’s seminars. “Writing and speaking can be intimidating because in order to connect with your audience you need to be personal and transparent, exposing what’s in your heart and soul. But when readers or conference attendees respond positively to something I’ve said or written, it is humbling and rewarding all at the same time!” Crystal and her husband, Bob, have enjoyed 38 years of marriage and are the parents of 3 grown children and 1 grandchild. They live in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and Palm Beach Gardens, Florid. http://www.crystalbowman.com/index.php?str_string=Bio~none~none
About the Book: This delightful, rhyming board book shows that God’s promises are for children too.
My Review: Wouldn’t you want to know that God will always be with you, care about your problems, give you what you need, forgive your sins and more? Well, God’s Big Promises for kids is a book of rhymes and scripture verses that would help your child learns about God’s promises to them.
I am always with you tells how God is with us all the time. According to Psalm 121:3, He who guards you never sleeps.
I care about your problems. God will always care about our problems no matter how big or small according to 2 Corinthians 1:4 He comforts us every time we have trouble.
A great illustration by Becky Radtke helps engage children with its bright and beautiful colors.
Ages: 3 and up
FTC Disclosure: I received a review copy of this book from the author in exchange for a fair and honest review. I was not monetarily compensated for my opinion in any way.
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