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

Hours

  • 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

Four Read-Alouds to Share Together

I?m a big fan of reading out loud. A huge fan, actually.

This is where my family starts laughing.

It?s actually a running joke with my parents and big sisters because ever since I was old enough to read, I?ve read out loud to anyone who would listen. And when they wouldn?t listen (and believe me, it got old fast), I would read out loud to myself. They said that I must just like the sound of my own voice. They still sometimes roll their eyes and ask me how long it will take, when I start with ?Hey, listen to this?? READ MORE

Picture Book Parts: A Closer Look at The Gutter

Here at The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art we like to encourage both adults and children to not only enjoy the story and illustrations of a picture book, but to also take in the whole book. Every aspect of the book, from its size, its design, the placement of the illustrations on the page, to even the color of the endpapers, is important to the reading experience. READ MORE

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