It's almost September and we're in full back-to-school swing at The Carle. Can you name each picture book based on the illustration of its teacher or classroom? Put your guesses in the comments below and I'll be back on Friday with the answers!
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Perfect for blustery fall days, let me share with you a favorite new picture book. The Umbrella is by Dutch husband-and-wife team Ingrid and Dieter Schubert. You may remember seeing their art in our galleries during our Dutch Treats exhibition in 2006. READ MORE
Stormy weather can sometimes make kids feel anxious or even scared. With hurricane season upon us on the East Coast and natural storms and disasters unavoidable in the news, I've put together a few recommended picture books to share with your kids to help put them at ease on bad weather days.
Our customers always come up with the best ideas for the dozens of different Eric Carle postcards we sell. I've heard of people framing them to put on a child's wall or even buying matching pairs of postcards and laminating them to create a durable memory game. My new favorite use of postcards is simple and charming: Use them to welcome students back to school!