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


  • Thursday, Friday 10 am - 4 pm
  • Saturday 10 am - 5 pm
  • Sunday 12 pm - 5 pm

Closed Monday,Tuesday, Wednesday

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Making Art Together

Picture Book Puzzler: Penguins

I've been watching clips of the BBC's new documentary, Frozen Planet, and falling in love all over again with penguins. Check out this very funny clip of "criminal" penguins from the documentary: How sneaky was that penguin! So I've been inspired to put together a puzzler of penguins from children's books. Can you name each book? Good luck and I'll see you at the end of the week with the answers! READ MORE

Happy Holidays from The Carle!

Happy Holidays, everyone! Stay warm and be merry. We'll see you back here next week! READ MORE

Illustration from Brave Irene © 1986 by William Steig. Collection of The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art. Gift of Jeanne Steig.

Picture Book Puzzler: Knit One, Guess Who?

With cold weather upon us and last minute holiday gifts on my crafting agenda, my mind is on one of my favorite winter pasttimes -- knitting! I met with a book rep last week and after chatting about books, the conversation turned to a mutual love of yarn and knitting. She remarked that she's noticed that a love of books and a love of knitting often go hand in hand. Have you noticed this too? So for this week's puzzler, I've put together some favorite knitting images from picture books. READ MORE


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