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Saturday, November 22, 2014
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Eric Carle Museum Opens in Amherst

On this day in 2002, the nation's first museum of picture book art opened in Amherst. A decade earlier, children's book author and illustrator Eric Carle had visited a picture book museum in Tokyo and returned home determined to build one in the United States. The Northampton-based artist, perhaps best known for The Very Hungry Caterpillar,...
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