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



  • Tuesday- Friday10 am - 4 pm
  • Saturday 10am – 5pm
  • Sunday 12 pm - 5 pm

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Picture Books We Love

Book Finder: Classic Chapter Books

Book Recommendation Request For: 2 middle-aged people with grown up children, but still like to read classic children's books aloud. Interests: History, nature, sailing, science Favorite Books: Books by Thornton Burgess, Laura Ingalls Wilder, The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster, Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan Classic Read-Alouds:

Book Finder: Cumulative Tales

Book Recommendation Request For: 2 ½ year old boy. Description: Outgoing, loves William Steig’s poetry and drawings Interests: Playing music, memorizing poems, building things with construction toys. Favorite Books: Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst, Alpha Beta Chowder by William and Jeanne Steig, In the Night Kitchen by Maurice Sendak

Book Finder: Ready-to-Read Tales of Best Friends

Book Recommendation Request For: 2 ½ year old girl. Description: Outgoing when comfortable. Smart with a great memory. Good sense of humor. Likes to read. Likes to play outside--running around, playing tag, dressing up, playing with her twin sister, playing with dolls. Favorite Books: Knuffle Bunny, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Good Night Gorilla, Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed, Elf on the Shelf, Mr. Brown Can Moo, Can You? Ready-to-Read Tales of Best Friends

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