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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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Picture Books We Love

At The Carle: Lisbeth Zwerger

I hope you all were able to make it to The Carle for Lisbeth Zwerger's visit, but if not, let us share some of the highlights from that wonderful weekend with you. We were so excited to finally meet Lisbeth, after admiring her books for so long. Lisbeth flew to The Carle all the way from her home in Austria for the weekend and her publisher, Michael Neugebauer joined us from Hong Kong. READ MORE

Picture Book Puzzlers

Can you name these books? I'll give you the opening line and you tell me what well-known picture book it came from in the comments below.  Enter your guesses before Friday, August 30th for a chance to win a $5.00 gift certificate to be used in our bookstore online. READ MORE

NEW! The Carle Bookshop Newsletter

We are excited to announce The Carle Bookshop has just started a bi-weekly newsletter to bring our favorite customers the freshest news on products, book signings and upcoming sales.  In each issue, you'll find: Who's Coming to the Carle: Find out which wonderful children's book author or illustrator will be visiting us next and see if pre-orders for signed books are available.


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