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


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

Closed Monday,Tuesday, Wednesday

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How to Publish a Picture Book - Pt. 2

In a follow up to yesterday's post about books about publishing for kids, let's turn our attention today toward books for grown-ups. We get a lot of questions from customers interested in learning about how picture books are created or published, usually with the hope that they can launch their own children's book career. Our best advice is to read, read, read. READ MORE

How To Publish a Picture Book - Pt. 1

Here at The Carle Museum, we're a magnet for book lovers of all ages. And many of these book lovers have big dreams. Whether they're six or sixty-three they have dreams of publishing their very own picture book. Believe me - I'm one of them! But how to get started?

Video: How a Book is Made

Ever wonder how a book is made?  Tara Books, an independent book publisher based in India, has created a short video showing the making of Do!, their newest picture book that combines an introduction to basic verbs with tradition Warli pictogram art.  I think for any book lover or artist, watching the care and skill that goes into creating these beautiful books by hand is so inspiring. READ MORE

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