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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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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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Eric Carle, Picture Writer

Eric Carle once received a fan letter from a child that said, "You are a good picture writer." Eric Carle loves this letter because it describes perfectly how he feels about his art. He's not just creating illustrations or making pictures, but writing the pictures and writing the story with his art. READ MORE

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