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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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Picture Book Puzzler: Ice Cream

When the weather gets hot we look forward to cold, sweet treats to cool us down! We've collected some of our favorite illustrations of ice cream below. Can you identify each picture book (or at least the character) for each image?


Picture Book Puzzler: For Pet's Sake

There's nothing quite like curling up with book. And, for a lot of us, there's noting quite like curling up with our pet. Sometimes, even, the pets in our books can feel just as comfortable and familiar as our very own. There are several tales from my childhood in which I can remember a pet that was as important to me as the story. One of my favorite books, Grandfather Twilight by Barbara Berger (1984, Penguin), tells the story of how the moon begins, each night, as a pearl on Grandfather Twilight's strand. READ MORE

Picture Book Puzzler: Maisy Mania

Lucy Cousins brainstormed a lot of names for her adorable mouse character before she decided "Maisy" was the perfect fit. Which of the following names was NOT a proposed name for Maisy? Leave your guesses in the comments below and I'll be back at the end of the week with the answer. 1. Mossy 2. Matilda READ MORE


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