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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

At The Carle: BERL Lecture #1 with Patricia Lee Gauch

Have you visited our Barbara Elleman Research Library (BERL) yet here at The Carle? The BERL is a non-circulating research collection of roughly 3,000 professional resources and children's books devoted to the study of children's literature and the visual arts. READ MORE

How to Publish a Picture Book - Pt. 2

In a follow up to yesterday's post about books about publishing for kids, let's turn our attention today toward books for grown-ups. We get a lot of questions from customers interested in learning about how picture books are created or published, usually with the hope that they can launch their own children's book career. Our best advice is to read, read, read. READ MORE

How To Publish a Picture Book - Pt. 1

Here at The Carle Museum, we're a magnet for book lovers of all ages. And many of these book lovers have big dreams. Whether they're six or sixty-three they have dreams of publishing their very own picture book. Believe me - I'm one of them! But how to get started?

A Children's Book-a-Day Does the Body Good

Anita Silvey certainly wears many hats (pun intended, for those who know of Anita's fondness for hats!) and this writer/teacher/editor/reviewer is at it again. The former Houghton Mifflin publisher and Horn Book editor has a new project up her sleeve and, oh boy, is it big! READ MORE

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