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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

The Iciest, Diciest, Scariest Sled Ride Ever!

With all of this snow we've gotten on the East Coast recently, I bet many of you readers have some new sledding stories to tell.  Join us for a Special Storytime with Rebecca Rule and Jennifer Thermes this February vacation week for a thrilling sledding tale.  Here are the event details: READ MORE

Goldilocks and The Amazing Ticket Giveaway!

A good fairy tale re-telling never goes out of style. Talented author and artists always seem to keep coming up with fresh ways to make a classic bedtime tale take on a whole new life. This week we'll host the Pioneer Valley Performing Arts Charter Public School's adaptation of Goldilocks and The Three Bears in our auditorium. We browsed our fairy tale section here in the Shop and found that we had quite the selection of Goldilocks picture books, ranging from classic, beloved editions to quirky and funny twists on the tale, each with their own distinctive illustrations. READ MORE

Holy Smokes, Batman Trivia!

We're so happy to welcome back Marc Tyler Nobleman to The Carle this Saturday, February 16th to talk about his newest book, Bill, The Boy Wonder: The Secret Co-Creator of Batman. Fans of the comic as well as teachers looking for ideas on how to use nonfiction in the classroom will especially love this presentation. Here are the details: READ MORE


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