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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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The Carle Bookshop Recommends...

The Carle Bookshop has an amazing and knowledgeable staff of well-read booksellers. Whether you need to perfect gift or something new to read, we can always find a great book that's new to you. Each month we choose books -- picture books and books for older readers -- both new and old favorites for our Staff Picks. Here are our picks for July. READ MORE

CYBILS Finalists Announced!

I'm so excited to be a judge for this year's CYBILS (Children's and Young Adult Bloggers' Literary Awards) in the Fiction Picture Book category. For months, the first panelists have been reading and analyzing hundreds of books from 2011, which were nominated by the public, and have finally chosen the best of the best. READ MORE

Best Picture Books of 2011

It's time for one of our most favorite annual events at The Carle: Susan Bloom's picks for best picture books of 2011. Children's book expert Susan Bloom, Professor Emeritus at Simmons College and reviewer for The Horn Book Magazine, comes each year to The Carle to share her selections for the best picture books of the year. READ MORE

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