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

Hours

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

Closed Monday,Tuesday, Wednesday

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There and Back Again: A Road Trip Round-Up

Summer is winding down, but I've been fantasizing about one last vacation: an old-fashioned road trip. I'm remembering fondly those summer family trips we'd take across the country in our old Dodge van. While my sisters and I may have, at times, been too cranky or too absorbed in our book to want to get out and see another old battlefield or, okay fine, the Grand Canyon, for us kids, it still beat staying at home or going to (oh, the horror!) summer camp. READ MORE

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

The Carle Staff Recommends...

While we all get excited about the newest books of the season, when it comes to gift giving, an old-favorite is often a perfect fit. This holiday season, I asked fellow Carle Museum staffers what children's books they felt particularly close to - whether it was a book they remembered from their childhood or a well-loved standby that they read over and over to their own children. The result is a wonderful list that can be a helpful guide for anyone wanting to give a classic book that will truly stand the test of time. READ MORE

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

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