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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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Making Art Together

Eric Carle Giveaway!

It's February, a time to celebrate love and friendship, and this month we want to let our friends know how much we love you! Each Thursday in February we are going to be giving away fabulous products from our store to lucky blog readers. Today we're kicking it off with one of our favorite books (and one of Eric's personal favorites too!) about friendship: Do You Want to Be My Friend? by Eric Carle. READ MORE

Picture Book Pairs

February is here and Valentine's Day is just around the corner. While there are lots of wonderful books about valentines and love, some kids get grossed out or bored by that lovey-dovey mushy stuff. I've found that books about friendship make for great Valentine's Day reading (and every other day of the year, too!) and they encourage us to appreciate the best friends in our own lives. Here are a few of my favorite picture book pairs. READ MORE


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