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Wednesday, February 3, 2016
M is for Manger by Crystal Bowman & Teri McKinley
Travel through the alphabet with this beautiful rhyming storybook that
tells the story of Jesus’ birth. Begin with the angel who tells Mary
that she is God’s chosen vessel and follow along until you reach the
zillions of stars that paled in comparison to the star that announced
the birthplace of the newborn King. Beautifully illustrated and written,
this book will be a classic for parents to read to their children every
You and your child can learn about Jesus birth in chronological order from A-Z. M is for Manger tells of the birth of Christ in rhythm and rhyme. What better way for youngsters to learn then short and to the point, easy-to-read messages. Each letter stands for a word. Each word has a short 4 line rhyme telling the Christmas story along with a scripture verse to add to the message. Read the book all in one setting or use it as a devotional the whole month of Dec., a letter a day, to look deeper into the birth of Christ. This one will be added to the church nursery. It's a keeper. One you'll want to add to your Christmas book list.
Crystal Bowman is an author, speaker, freelance editor, and Mentor
for MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers). She has written over 70 books for
children and three books for women. She also writes stories for
Clubhouse Jr. Magazine and lyrics for children’s piano music. Her
children’s books come in all shapes and sizes and many of them have
become best sellers. Whether her stories are written in playful rhythm
and rhyme, or short sentences for beginning readers, she tries to make
them so enjoyable that kids will want to read them over and over again.
“But the most important part,” she says, “is to teach children that God
loves them and cares about them very much.” Crystal and her husband live
in Florida and have three grown children and one granddaughter.