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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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Picture Books We Love

Picture Book Puzzler: For Pet's Sake

There's nothing quite like curling up with book. And, for a lot of us, there's noting quite like curling up with our pet. Sometimes, even, the pets in our books can feel just as comfortable and familiar as our very own. There are several tales from my childhood in which I can remember a pet that was as important to me as the story. One of my favorite books, Grandfather Twilight by Barbara Berger (1984, Penguin), tells the story of how the moon begins, each night, as a pearl on Grandfather Twilight's strand. READ MORE

The Carle Honors 2013 Auction

The Carle is gearing up again for its annual benefit gala, The Carle Honors, held each September which celebrates and honors the amazing people in the children's book industry, often the unsung heroes who help connect the world with quality literature and art for children. This year's event will be held on September 26th at Guastavino's in New York City. Details and ticket information can be found here. We are excited to announce this year's honorees, given each year in four categories: READ MORE

Summer 2013 Employee Picks

Summer is the perfect season for reading! It?s also the perfect season for enjoying the outdoors, adventuring and the wonderful world of make believe. My personal favorite activity is the ?book-nic.? It?s as simple as it sounds: pack up a picnic lunch, a blanket and a book (or books!) and spend the afternoon outside, reading. Here in the shop, we?ve all picked out our current favorite summer read. From appreciating nature, to stretching our imaginations, to adventures grand and small, these books all speak the language of summer. READ MORE

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