children's books

Amherst, MA — Peter Sís invites readers on incredible journeys. His exquisitely detailed picture books follow the historic adventures of French pilot Antoine de Saint-Exupéry and Czech arctic explorer Jan Welzl, while others herald the scientific discoveries of Galileo Galilei and Charles Darwin. Fueled by his life experiences, Sís transports readers to the ancient city of Prague in The

2010_4_125.jpgAmherst, MA --The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art celebrates the golden

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Amherst, MA -- The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art will celebrate the 50th birthday of The Very Hungry Caterpillar during its annual Very Hungry Caterpillar Day celebration on Sunday, March 24 from noon to 4 pm. The day-long celebration features special art projects, a visit from the Caterpillar costume character, a storytime by local author

Quite a range of auctions this week to keep an eye on, including three sales on Tuesday, January 22:

  

At Bunch Auctions, a combined sale of Rare Books & Fine Prints and Native American Artifacts. A first edition of Dickens' 

RayCharles.jpgAmherst, MA --An exhibition depicting African American life, history, and culture

Amherst, MA — Together, Leo and Diane Dillon created illustrations of extraordinary beauty and cultural resonance, illuminating global stories of diverse subjects--from the Caldecott Medal-winning picture book Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears to the paperback covers of classic children's literature. The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art is pleased to present A Marriage of