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


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

Closed Monday,Tuesday, Wednesday

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No More Pencils, No More Books

Summer might be approaching and school winding down to a close, but we're hoping that your summer is still filled with LOTS of books and leisure reading. Around this time of year grateful parents start asking us for suggestions for end-of-the-year gifts for their children's teachers. READ MORE

Great Gifts for Graduates

Whether it's from college, high school or even preschool, graduation is a BIG deal. We want to show our graduates that we're proud of them, that all that hard work they put in really meant something, and that what lies ahead is even more exciting. Time for that next step!


Holiday Gift Guide: For Teachers

While everyone is usually able to find something to love in our bookstore, it's always the teachers who go particularly nuts.  We hear them say things like, "You'll have to drag me out of here." or "Stop me before I buy everything in the store." So who better than us to give a few recommendations to parents looking to give a holiday gift to a special teacher? READ MORE

Baby Shower Gifts

It's a dilemma I see almost every day. You're invited to a baby shower and want to give the gift of the perfect book.  But what to get?  You're afraid to get the well-known classics: The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Good Night Moon or Runaway Bunny - someone else will probably be gifting those, right?  And what if this isn't their first baby?  They're bound to have so many great books already! READ MORE

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