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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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Summer Sidewalk Sale

It's Summer Sidewalk Sale time in Northampton, MA! Every year, downtown shops and eateries in Northampton celebrate summer with four days of great deals, food, music and fun. This year for the first time, The Carle Museum is sharing a booth with Eric Carle's downtown Northampton studio. The Carle Bookshop will be there all weekend selling a sampling of the goodies we regularly sell in our brick-and-mortar shop in Amherst, as well as online. Check out our sidewalk set-up! READ MORE

Picture Book Puzzler: Tut, tut, it looks like rain

It's raining, it's grab your umbrella and rainboots and go outside and play! Can you name the children's books each of these umbrellas are from? Put your guesses in the comments below and I'll be back with the answers on Friday to see how you did!



Giveaway: Very Hungry Caterpillar Umbrellas!

It's Thursday again and today we have another super-cute giveaway from The Carle Bookshop. Get ready for spring. Rainy days are tons more fun with these adorable Eric Carle bubble child-sized umbrellas. Today we're giving away one umbrella to TWO lucky readers.

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