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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

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

Great Gifts for Graduates

Whether it's from college, high school or even preschool, graduation is a BIG deal. We want to show our graduates that we're proud of them, that all that hard work they put in really meant something, and that what lies ahead is even more exciting. Time for that next step!


10 Boredom Busters for Snow Days

We've had our fair share of snow days already in the Northeast and chances are...we'll have a few more. I know I always spent hours and hours playing in the snow as a kid, but the time always comes when you get too cold and cranky outside, but are desperate for something fun to do inside. Instead of turning on the TV, here are a few of our favorite recommendations for keeping boredom at bay. While the weather's nice, why not plan a trip to the local bookstore or library and stock up on new books and games so they'll be exciting and new when you're house-bound. READ MORE


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