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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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Picture Book Puzzler: What's in a name?

What's in a name? Would a rose by any other name smell as sweet? Would we still feel the same way about favorite characters like Winnie-the-Pooh and Corduroy if they different names? To me, a memorable character changes that name forever. So, let's test your children's book knowledge and see if you can name the book each of these famous characters belong to. Put your guesses in the comments below and, like always, check back on Friday for the answers. Good luck! 1. Mr. McGregor 2. Little Nutbrown Hare 3. Madame Louise Bodot 4. The Once-ler 5. Snork & Snorkmaiden READ MORE

Picture Book Puzzler: All the President's Books

Happy President's Day! I've compiled a list of a popular children's book characters that each have the same first name (or nickname) as a US president. Can you name the book AND the president? (Some names will fit multiple presidents - just pick one!) Let us know your guesses in the comments below. 1. READ MORE

Picture Book Puzzler: Hello, My Name is....

In our bookstore we get asked for books featuring a specific child's name quite a bit. "My granddaughter's named is Olivia. Do you have any books about girls named Olivia?" "Do you have any books with someone named Tommy in it?" READ MORE

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