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

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  • Thursday, Friday10 am-3 pm
  • Saturday 10am – 4 pm
  • Sunday 12 pm - 4 pm

Closed Monday,Tuesday, Wednesday

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Picture Book Puzzler: Oh, The Places You'll Go

Reading takes us to so many exciting new places and with each re-reading, it's like visiting a favorite vacation spot! Today's puzzler is the setting for five different middle-grade books. Can you name each book by its well-known setting? Put your guesses in the comments below and let's see how you do! 1. Camp Green Lake 2. Villa Villekulla 3. Misselthwaite Manor 4. Sunset Towers 5. Klickitat Street READ MORE

The Carle Staff Recommends...

While we all get excited about the newest books of the season, when it comes to gift giving, an old-favorite is often a perfect fit. This holiday season, I asked fellow Carle Museum staffers what children's books they felt particularly close to - whether it was a book they remembered from their childhood or a well-loved standby that they read over and over to their own children. The result is a wonderful list that can be a helpful guide for anyone wanting to give a classic book that will truly stand the test of time. READ MORE

Why Make Rats Cute?

I am a murderer. Twenty-three years ago, in the basement of The Children's Bookstore in Chicago,

Book Finder: Classic Chapter Books

Book Recommendation Request For: 2 middle-aged people with grown up children, but still like to read classic children's books aloud. Interests: History, nature, sailing, science Favorite Books: Books by Thornton Burgess, Laura Ingalls Wilder, The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster, Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan Classic Read-Alouds:
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