Crystal Bowman is a former preschool teacher and an award-winning, bestselling author. She has written more than 100 books for children and four books for women. She is also a lyricist, a national speaker, a freelance editor, and a mentor for MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers). More than 1,500,000 copies of her books have sold internationally, with many of them becoming CBA bestsellers. Her books have been translated into more than a dozen foreign languages. She has written numerous magazine articles, teacher resource materials, and Bible study materials. She is a regular contributor to Clubhouse Jr. magazine and has also contributed to several nonfiction women's anthologies. She has written two dozen books for the I Can Read! brand (Zonderkidz) and is one of the authors of the bestselling Little Blessings series (Tyndale Kids). She has also written for many popular series such as the Berenstain Bears, BOZ the Bear, and the Princess Parables. She and her daughter, Teri McKinley, launched the brand Our Daily Bread for Kids (Discovery House Publishers) and continue to develop more products for young children.