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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

Picture Book Puzzler: Endpapers

I love endpapers. For me, reading a picture book is a whole book experience - from front cover to back. The endpapers can begin a narrative or give hints to an aspect of the story inside. So, fellow picture book aficionados, let's put your skills to the test.  Can you correctly identify the following picture books just by their fabulous endpapers?  Put your guesses in the comments below and on Friday, August 6th, we'll pick a winner for a $5.00 gift certificate to our bookstore. READ MORE

Are We Almost There Yet? Books for Car Trips

Have a vacation planned for the summer? Those car and airplane trips can feel reaaal long if you don't have plenty to keep your little ones occupied. I've pulled together a few of our no-fail entertainment book and toy recommendations for those desperate no-you-can't-play-any-more-games-on-my-iTouch moments. READ MORE


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