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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

Book Finder: Ready-to-Read Tales of Best Friends

Book Recommendation Request For: 2 ½ year old girl. Description: Outgoing when comfortable. Smart with a great memory. Good sense of humor. Likes to read. Likes to play outside--running around, playing tag, dressing up, playing with her twin sister, playing with dolls. Favorite Books: Knuffle Bunny, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Good Night Gorilla, Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed, Elf on the Shelf, Mr. Brown Can Moo, Can You? Ready-to-Read Tales of Best Friends

Holiday Hand-Selling

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Hand-selling book time! I’ve noticed that the holiday shopping season brings more people asking for opinions and recommendations on books than any other time of the year.  And opinions and recommendations I’ve got!  It’s the time of year where people are kind enough to buy books for children of friends and far-away relatives. Not knowing these children very well, more often than not, customers need helping picking out the perfect gift. READ MORE


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