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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

Writing Letters to Teachers

It’s Teacher Appreciation Week and here at The Carle Bookshop we want to celebrate those heroes who teach us so much. Teachers are on the front lines of shaping our future generations and deserve praise, accolades, and jubilant expressions of gratitude! Inspired by the At Home Art Studio's exploration of Postal Art, here's the perfect mix of the two: book reviews on two books that celebrate teachers by writing letters!


Picture Books for Navigating Tough Emotions

We think picture books are an excellent medium to start conversations with people of all ages about their feelings. In honor of Mental Health Awareness this month, the booksellers at The Carle have selected a few recommendations for books that can help readers navigate complicated feelings.



Botanical Pop-Up Books

Pop-up books are a fascinating combination of illustration, writing and paper engineering. This week the At Home Art Studio is exploring the wonderful world of pop-ups, so The Carle Bookshop team has pulled a few of of their favorite floral example of interactive pop-up books, perfect for Spring!



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