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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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Picture Book Puzzler: Color!

Today's Picture Book Puzzler is made up of popular picture books with color names in their titles! Can you fill in each blank with the right color? Put your guesses in the comments below and I'll be back on Friday with the answers. 1. Mr. _____ Can Moo! Can You? by Dr. Seuss 2. The Big _____ Splot by Daniel Pinkwater 3. Go Away, Big _____ Monster! by Ed Emberley 4. Shrinking ______ by Cari Best and Giselle Potter 5. Ten _____ Dots by Donald Crews 6. The Fierce _____ Pumpkin by Margaret Wise Brown and Richard Egielski 7. _____ and Say by Patricia Polacco 8. Harold and the _____ Crayon by Crockett Johnson 9. The Frogs Wore _____ Suspenders by Jack Prelutsky and Petra Mathers 10. Little _____ Rabbit by Kevin Henkes BONUS: The _____ Goblins by Ul de Rico


Cindy Gadaire
Monday, July 7, 2011 - 9:39 am
1. brown 2. orange 3. green 4. violet 5. black 6. orange 7. pink 8. purple 9. red 10. white
Cindy Gadaire
Monday, July 7, 2011 - 9:42 am
the white goblin by Ul de Rico
Cindy Gadaire
Monday, July 7, 2011 - 10:27 am
Number 6 should be The Fierce yellow Pumpkin by Margaret Wise Brown
Ilene Gavenman
Monday, July 7, 2011 - 10:55 am
1. Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You? 2. The Big Orange Splot 3. Go Away Big Green Monster 4. Shrinking Violet 5. Ten Black Dots 6. ? 7. Pink and Say 8. Harold and the Purple Crayon 9. The Frogs Wore Red Suspenders 10.Little White Rabbit Bonus: ? Thanks for posting another fun puzzler!
Debe Rogers
Tuesday, July 7, 2011 - 10:47 am
Brown Orange Green Violet Black Yellow Pink Purple Red White bonus- White
Debe Rogers
Tuesday, July 7, 2011 - 10:49 am
correction- bonus = rainbow
Friday, July 7, 2011 - 9:33 am
You got it! Here are the answers: 1. Mr. <font color=brown><strong>BROWN</strong></font> Can Moo! Can You? 2. The Big <font color=orange><strong>ORANGE</strong></font> Splot 3. Go Away, Big <font color=green><strong>GREEN</strong></font> Monster! 4. Shrinking <font color=purple><strong>VIOLET</strong></font> 5. Ten <strong>BLACK</strong> Dots 6. The Fierce <font color=yellow><strong>YELLOW</strong></font> Pumpkin 7. <font color=pink><strong>PINK</strong></font> and Say 8. Harold and the <font color=purple><strong>PURPLE</strong></font> Crayon 9. The Frogs Wore <font color=red><strong>RED</strong></font> Suspenders 10. Little <strong>WHITE</strong> Rabbit Bonus: The <strong><font color=red>R</font></font> <font color=orange>A</font><font color=yellow>I</font><font color=green>N</font><font color=blue>B</font><font color=purple>O</font>W</strong> Goblins That one was a lot of fun!

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