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The Eric Carle Museum
of Picture Book Art
  • 125 West Bay Road
  • Amherst, MA 01002


  • Thursday, Friday10 am-3 pm
  • Saturday 10am – 4 pm
  • Sunday 12 pm - 4 pm

Closed Monday,Tuesday, Wednesday

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Alphabet Books

Twenty-six little letters are all you need to make up the thousands of words in the English language. Write or illustrate a story about your favorite letter or word in a handmade alphabet book.

This is a great activity for young children learning their ABC?s; early readers developing their spelling, phonics and vocabulary skills; and anyone who likes making up silly words and sentences!


How to Make an Accordion Book

We love making accordion books in our classes and workshops because they provide a fast, simply-constructed way for kids to get their stories down on paper. READ MORE

Bookmaking with Kindergarteners

Making books with kids can be a lot of fun, especially if you have the right materials and enough time to work at a comfortable pace.

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