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The Eric Carle Museum
of Picture Book Art
  • 125 West Bay Road
  • Amherst, MA 01002

Hours

  • Thursday, Friday 10 am - 4 pm
  • Saturday 10 am - 5 pm
  • Sunday 12 pm - 5 pm

Closed Monday,Tuesday, Wednesday

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Botanical Pop-Up Books

Pop-up books are a fascinating combination of illustration, writing and paper engineering. This week the At Home Art Studio is exploring the wonderful world of pop-ups, so The Carle Bookshop team has pulled a few of of their favorite floral example of interactive pop-up books, perfect for Spring!

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Torn Paper Poetry: Ed Young's Beyond the Great Mountains

Did you know the rough edges of torn piece of paper can be mist, or the leaves of a tree or even the fierce flames of a fire? The collage illustrations of Ed Young’s book Beyond the Great Mountains: A Visual Poem about China are an excellent example of how to put the simple art proces of tearing paper to great use!

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Picture Book Parts: A Closer Look at The Gutter

Here at The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art we like to encourage both adults and children to not only enjoy the story and illustrations of a picture book, but to also take in the whole book. Every aspect of the book, from its size, its design, the placement of the illustrations on the page, to even the color of the endpapers, is important to the reading experience. READ MORE

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