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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

The Caldecott Medal Books of 2015

It's our favorite time of year in the children's book industry - ALA Youth Media Award time! Read on to see the winners of the Randolph Caldecott 2015 Medal and honors.


Top of the Shelf: Best Picture Books of 2011

It's been quite the year! I've compiled a list of the books reviewed by our Shop Talk bloggers to create an easy glance at all of the picture books we thought were Top of the Shelf material in 2011. Click the link after each title to read our review. READ MORE

Picture Book Puzzler: Lands Beyond

We're celebrating 50 years of The Phantom Tollbooth here at The Carle! Our current exhibition, Growing Every Which Way but Up: The Children's Book Art of Jules Feiffer, includes original illustrations from the now classic children's novel. We're also hosting book signings with author Norton Juster and illustrator Jules Feiffer, as well as the guest curator, Leonard Marcus, who is the author of the newly released The Annotated Phantom Tollbooth and just this weekend held a Phantom Tollbooth Day! READ MORE


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