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  • Picture Books We Love | Carle Museum
    so many children be gifted to so many new babies and be held by the little hands of so many new and eager readers and listeners every day Since its first appearance in 1969 this big eyed and ravenous caterpillar has become a beloved icon recognizable around the world READ MORE Very Hungry Caterpillar Day 2013 Giveaway March 12th 2013 Share Next week marks the anniversary of the publication of one of our very favorite books The Very Hungry Caterpillar We hope you can help us celebrate here at The Carle this weekend We re kicking off festivities with a Members Pancake Breakfast in the morning followed by a day of Caterpillar themed storytimes films and activities We hear there will even be an appearance from the Caterpillar himself Here are all the details READ MORE Snow Much Fun March 8th 2013 Share Pages first previous 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 next last Contributors Eliza Brown Categories A Closer Look 1 Authors Illustrators 50 Book Finder 4 Book Lists by Theme 65 Books for Ages 0 3 35 Books for Ages 3 6 86 Books for Ages 6 12 37 Books for Teens Adults 10 Books We Love 42 Books Holiday Seasonal 17 Books Non Fiction 5 Books Poetry 3 Bookselling 15 Caterpillar Reviews 1 Children s Book Industry News 38 Events at The Carle 107 Exhibitions at The Carle 18 Friday Favorite 7 Gift Ideas 6 Giveaways 24 Just for Fun 11 Media 11 Musings 28 Picture Book Puzzlers 88 Products We Love 16 Recommended Books 165 Resources 5 Top of the Shelf 109 Archive December 2015 6 September 2015 1 February 2015 1 October 2014 1 September 2014 2 July 2014 3 June 2014 4 May 2014 5 April 2014 5 March 2014 11

    Original URL path: http://www.picturebookart.org/blogs/shop-talk?page=11 (2016-02-12)
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  • Love Bugs: Happy Valentine's Day from The Carle | Carle Museum
    A Hole is to Dig or Open House for Butterflies Full of sweet reasons paired with cute black and white illustrations for why two people get along I love that I could easily give it to a friend a sister a grown or tiny child or even a spouse and it would be appropriate in all situations This particular version that we sell is a Send a Story Fold over the flap on the cover and you have a place to fill out the address place and stamp and mail it A mail able book That s my definition of the world s best Valentine I recently gifted it in a care package to a friend feeling a bit under the weather This page especially felt like it described our friendship quite well You know how to be silly That s why I like you Boy are you ever silly I like you because You know when it s time to stop being silly Maybe day after tomorrow Maybe never Oops too late It s a quarter past silly A recent customer told me she even read this book at a wedding We keep it on the counter by the cash register all year round because it makes great last minute gift for a special friend or loved one And seriously who can ignore this much cute You can browse more of our selected books for Valentine s Day here and for more recommendations take a look at these blog posts from Valentine s Days past Hearts Thoughts Books for Valentine s Day Love Letters and Homemade and Heart felt DIY Valentines For a little brain teasing fun you may also enjoy these Picture Book Puzzlers with love themes Picture Book Pairs Hearts and Love is in the Air Happy Valentine s Day What is your favorite picture book to share about love by Eliza Brown Tags Valentine s Day Sandol Stoddard Warburg Jacqueline Chwast I Like You love picture books Valentine This entry was posted on Friday February 14th 2014 at 1 41 pm and is filed under Book Lists by Theme Books We Love Books Holiday Seasonal You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2 0 feed You can leave a response or trackback from your own site Leave a reply Your name Mail will not be published Website Share CAPTCHA This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions Contributors Eliza Brown Categories A Closer Look 1 Authors Illustrators 50 Book Finder 4 Book Lists by Theme 65 Books for Ages 0 3 35 Books for Ages 3 6 86 Books for Ages 6 12 37 Books for Teens Adults 10 Books We Love 42 Books Holiday Seasonal 17 Books Non Fiction 5 Books Poetry 3 Bookselling 15 Caterpillar Reviews 1 Children s Book Industry News 38 Events at The Carle 107 Exhibitions at The Carle 18 Friday Favorite 7 Gift Ideas 6

    Original URL path: http://www.picturebookart.org/blogs/shop-talk/love-bugs-happy-valentines-day-carle (2016-02-12)
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  • Our Friend Maisy to the Rescue! | Carle Museum
    with the kids and might appreciate a fellow parent s recommendation Emily has sweetly agreed to share her experience with all of you Maisy to the rescue In anticipation of what was going to be the 67th snow day this winter at home with my sweet and fast moving toddler I stopped into The Carle Bookshop on the lookout for something engaging and fun that we could enjoy together It was a tall order but I knew I d filled it when I saw The Maisy Game a big bright box with our beloved Maisy on the front We held out until 9 30 in the morning before pulling out the special surprise and it did not disappoint The Maisy Game is full of sturdy and familiar playing pieces and best of all can be easily adapted to suit many different ages and moods While my 20 month old delighted in spinning the color dial and matching the different Maisy pieces to their various boards the game can also be played in a more typical board game fashion with four or five year olds The pieces inspired by the warm and lovely Maisy books also invite an open ended imaginative play that could go in any number of directions What a wonderful snow day treat for us that we will treasure and use for winters to come Thanks for sharing Emily Do you have a recommendation for a book or product from The Carle Bookshop Send us an email and we d love to share here on the blog by Eliza Brown Tags maisy Lucy Cousins board games snow days This entry was posted on Thursday February 13th 2014 at 3 34 pm and is filed under Products We Love You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2 0 feed You can leave a response or trackback from your own site Leave a reply Your name Mail will not be published Website Share CAPTCHA This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions Contributors Eliza Brown Categories A Closer Look 1 Authors Illustrators 50 Book Finder 4 Book Lists by Theme 65 Books for Ages 0 3 35 Books for Ages 3 6 86 Books for Ages 6 12 37 Books for Teens Adults 10 Books We Love 42 Books Holiday Seasonal 17 Books Non Fiction 5 Books Poetry 3 Bookselling 15 Caterpillar Reviews 1 Children s Book Industry News 38 Events at The Carle 107 Exhibitions at The Carle 18 Friday Favorite 7 Gift Ideas 6 Giveaways 24 Just for Fun 11 Media 11 Musings 28 Picture Book Puzzlers 88 Products We Love 16 Recommended Books 165 Resources 5 Top of the Shelf 109 Archive December 2015 6 September 2015 1 February 2015 1 October 2014 1 September 2014 2 July 2014 3 June 2014 4 May 2014 5 April 2014 5 March 2014 11 February 2014 3 January 2014 2 November 2013 1 September

    Original URL path: http://www.picturebookart.org/blogs/shop-talk/our-friend-maisy-rescue (2016-02-12)
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  • FRIENDS is Here! | Carle Museum
    purchase of Friends we re giving away a free 8 x 10 specially designed mini print as supplies last of course Friends is a celebration of friendship and childhood expressed in Eric Carle s iconic and colorful tissue paper collage illustrations accompanied by a poetic story of a child s imaginative journey at play If you visit The Carle anytime between now and March 23 2014 you ll be lucky enough to catch our current exhibition The Art of Eric Carle Friends which showcases original artwork from the book Eric Carle continues to amaze us and he s in his eighties remember with such beautiful books I immediately fell in love with the giant full page spreads of various nature scenes the purples and blues of a distant mountain the abstract green strokes that create the feeling of a sunny dewy meadow or the cheerful brightness of a flower garden as the boy goes on his journey This book has such sweet meaning to Eric Carle explained in the end about a long lost friend in Germany and is dedicated to Eric Carle s very own best friend his wife Bobbie To learn a little more about the book from Eric Carle himself and to get a sneak peek at the beautiful illustrations check out this video below by Eliza Brown Tags Eric Carle friends This entry was posted on Wednesday January 8th 2014 at 4 08 pm and is filed under Books for Ages 3 6 You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2 0 feed You can leave a response or trackback from your own site Leave a reply Your name Mail will not be published Website Share CAPTCHA This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions Contributors Eliza Brown Categories A Closer Look 1 Authors Illustrators 50 Book Finder 4 Book Lists by Theme 65 Books for Ages 0 3 35 Books for Ages 3 6 86 Books for Ages 6 12 37 Books for Teens Adults 10 Books We Love 42 Books Holiday Seasonal 17 Books Non Fiction 5 Books Poetry 3 Bookselling 15 Caterpillar Reviews 1 Children s Book Industry News 38 Events at The Carle 107 Exhibitions at The Carle 18 Friday Favorite 7 Gift Ideas 6 Giveaways 24 Just for Fun 11 Media 11 Musings 28 Picture Book Puzzlers 88 Products We Love 16 Recommended Books 165 Resources 5 Top of the Shelf 109 Archive December 2015 6 September 2015 1 February 2015 1 October 2014 1 September 2014 2 July 2014 3 June 2014 4 May 2014 5 April 2014 5 March 2014 11 February 2014 3 January 2014 2 November 2013 1 September 2013 4 August 2013 2 July 2013 2 June 2013 2 May 2013 1 April 2013 1 March 2013 5 February 2013 6 January 2013 6 December 2012 8 November 2012 1 October 2012 1 September 2012 7 August 2012 5 July 2012

    Original URL path: http://www.picturebookart.org/blogs/shop-talk/friends-here (2016-02-12)
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  • 2013: It Was a 10! | Carle Museum
    book art from stories and folktales collected from many Spanish speaking regions such as Mexico New Mexico Puerto Rico Central and South America We were also lucky to host two of the featured artists Lulu Delacre and Raà l Colà n for events at The Carle Illustration c 1980 by Eric Carle Celebrating Eric Carle s passion for nature and animals The Art of Eric Carle Feathers Fins and Fur was a selective survey of Carle s illustrations of animals From birds to bears from ocean to land this was a fun look at animals of all kinds Art from A GARDEN OF ORDINARY MIRACLES 2012 by Robert R Zakanitch Universe Publishing The spring also brought us Robert R Zakanitch A Garden of Ordinary Miracles an exhibition that celebrated the beauty of all growing things The original art from this perhaps previously unknown alphabetical ode to nature stunned and captivated everyone Photo by Marty Umans We eagerly awaited the summer opening of Seriously Silly A Decade of Art and Whimsy by Mo Willems on exhibition until February 23rd Comprised of nearly 100 works this exhibition showcases the wide range of the prolific Mo Willems including original picture book art of iconic favorites such as The Pigeon and Knuffle Bunny as well as rare process pieces and innovative sculpture 2013 was quite the special year indeed as Eric Carle added yet another beautiful book to his growing canon Friends is a celebration of friendship and childhood expressed in Eric Carle s iconic and colorful tissue paper collage illustrations accompanied by a poetic story of a child s imaginative journey at play Newly published only this November we were given the rare opportunity to preview the original artwork in the exhibition The Art of Eric Carle Friends before the book s official worldwide release We knew a guy On exhibition until March 23rd In November we opened our current Central Gallery exhibition Barbara McClintock and Natalie Merchant Leave Your Sleep a collection of original artwork from the poetry compilation created illustrator Barbara Merchant and singer songwriter Natalie Merchant On exhibit until May 4th What a year Working here often I love an exhibition so much I really hate to see it go It s like saying goodbye to a friend On the 0ther hand knowing one show must go so another can arrive gives you something to look forward to And there s so much to look forward to in 2014 Exhibitions of Bernard Waber s Lyle the Crocodile Simms Taback Harriet the Spy and Madeline are all on my just cannot wait list It s going to be another good year Stay tuned for a quick glimpse at the wonderful events that made 2013 so special by Eliza Brown Tags Barbara McClintock Beyond Books Charlotte s Web Eric Carle friends Garden of Ordinary Miracles Garth Williams Iconic Images Latino Folktales Leave Your Sleep Leo Lionni Mo Willems Natalie Merchant Raul Colon Robert Zakanitch Seriously Silly A Decade of Art and Whimy

    Original URL path: http://www.picturebookart.org/blogs/shop-talk/2013-it-was-10 (2016-02-12)
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  • It's Hard to Wait: Books for New Brothers and Sisters | Carle Museum
    be born This large format book is not quite a board book but has thicker than usual pages making this a great book to share with even a younger 1 2 year old audience The verso pages of the book show the mother s belly with a clever little flap that lifts to uncover the unborn baby inside the belly Don t worry rather than being scientifically accurate this unborn baby is fully formed and quite cute As you turn the pages the mother s belly grows and grows until it even crosses the gutter and extends onto the other page The baby is growing too and young readers will enjoy searching out the flap on each page and seeing how the baby grows in the mother s stomach On each recto page is the soon to be big sister narrator talking to the baby You re in there and I m out here outside mama s belly I m waiting for you What I especially love about this text is how it captures the excitement and anticipation without any malice or unease I love to sing you songs I sing extra loud so that you can hear me or You are already part of the family Whem mama comes to sit with me I feel like we re all sitting together And who can ignore how cute it is that she gets all dressed up to meet her new sibling If you re looking for some more recommendations for books that skip the anxiety and drama and go straight for the excitement and joy of a new sibling another favorite is We Have a Baby by Cathryn Falwell This is a sweet and simple book that shows the all the ways a family loves and cares for a new baby A baby to wash a baby to dress a baby to feed etc It s a great book to read in preparation for a new baby to get familiar with all the encouraged and positive ways a sibling can help care for the new baby Do you have a favorite book to recommend for sharing with new siblings to be Let us know in the comments below by Eliza Brown Tags Hello In There Jo Witek Christine Roussey new baby new sibling This entry was posted on Thursday November 14th 2013 at 3 16 pm and is filed under Book Lists by Theme Books for Ages 0 3 Books for Ages 3 6 Books We Love You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2 0 feed You can leave a response or trackback from your own site Leave a reply Your name Mail will not be published Website Share CAPTCHA This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions Contributors Eliza Brown Categories A Closer Look 1 Authors Illustrators 50 Book Finder 4 Book Lists by Theme 65 Books for Ages 0 3 35 Books

    Original URL path: http://www.picturebookart.org/blogs/shop-talk/its-hard-wait-books-new-brothers-and-sisters (2016-02-12)
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  • Wordless Books | Carle Museum
    faller roxie munro tao nyeu wonder bear wordless This entry was posted on Thursday December 10th 2009 at 1 28 pm and is filed under Book Lists by Theme Books for Ages 3 6 Recommended Books You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2 0 feed You can leave a response or trackback from your own site Leave a reply Your name Mail will not be published Website Share CAPTCHA This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions meghanb says February 12 2016 at 2 32pm I also like Museum Trip by Barbara Lehman reply Peter Littell says February 12 2016 at 2 32pm I love Paul Fleischman and Kevin Hawkes Sidewalk Circus It s all about seeing the circus in everyday life reply Rebecca of the Odyssey Bookshop says February 12 2016 at 2 32pm Eliza You re clever and lovely Congrats to you and Andy on the Carle blog In response to your post here are some of my favorite picture books with little or no text The Lion amp The Mouse by Jerry Pinkney but is that almost too obvious to say Wave by Suzy Lee the Carl books by Alexandra Day Good Night Gorilla by Peggy Rathmann and Picture This by Alison Jay reply HeatherJ says February 12 2016 at 2 32pm Great recommendations Eliza reply Molly says February 12 2016 at 2 32pm Great suggestions Eliza The Red Book is one of my all time favorites You are so clever reply Emily says February 12 2016 at 2 32pm I can t wait to check out The Adventures of Polo I love The Red Book and Museum Trip too I second Rebecca s suggestion of The Lion and the Mouse and what about Molly Bang s Grey Lady and the Strawberry Snatcher So many wonderful wordless picture books out there Thanks for this clever lovely entry Eliza I ll look forward to many more reply Alison says February 12 2016 at 2 32pm Clever lovely and informative reply Lillian says February 12 2016 at 2 32pm Your suggestions are fabulous The only other one I can think of and my daughter loves is You Can t Take a Balloon Into The Metropolitan Museum by Jaqueline P Weitzman and illustrated by her sister Robin P Glasser reply Heather G says February 12 2016 at 2 32pm What wonderful suggestions You are so clever and lovely reply Andrea says February 12 2016 at 2 32pm Our recently discovered wordless favorite is Clown by Quentin Blake really sweet story and always love his illustrations reply Contributors Eliza Brown Categories A Closer Look 1 Authors Illustrators 50 Book Finder 4 Book Lists by Theme 65 Books for Ages 0 3 35 Books for Ages 3 6 86 Books for Ages 6 12 37 Books for Teens Adults 10 Books We Love 42 Books Holiday Seasonal 17 Books Non Fiction 5 Books Poetry 3 Bookselling

    Original URL path: http://www.picturebookart.org/blogs/shop-talk/wordless-books (2016-02-12)
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  • The Carle Book Shop Blog Goes Live | Carle Museum
    s inspiring menagerie of humble bugs we won t quit trying We hope you like our show by admin 2 Tags andy laties barbara elleman book reviews eliza brown eric carle museum eric carle museum bookstore opinions queries This entry was posted on Friday November 13th 2009 at 1 27 pm and is filed under Children s Book Industry News You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2 0 feed You can leave a response or trackback from your own site Leave a reply Your name Mail will not be published Website Share CAPTCHA This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions Contributors Eliza Brown Categories A Closer Look 1 Authors Illustrators 50 Book Finder 4 Book Lists by Theme 65 Books for Ages 0 3 35 Books for Ages 3 6 86 Books for Ages 6 12 37 Books for Teens Adults 10 Books We Love 42 Books Holiday Seasonal 17 Books Non Fiction 5 Books Poetry 3 Bookselling 15 Caterpillar Reviews 1 Children s Book Industry News 38 Events at The Carle 107 Exhibitions at The Carle 18 Friday Favorite 7 Gift Ideas 6 Giveaways 24 Just for Fun 11 Media 11 Musings 28 Picture Book Puzzlers 88 Products We Love 16 Recommended Books 165 Resources 5 Top of the Shelf 109 Archive December 2015 6 September 2015 1 February 2015 1 October 2014 1 September 2014 2 July 2014 3 June 2014 4 May 2014 5 April 2014 5 March 2014 11 February 2014 3 January 2014 2 November 2013 1 September 2013 4 August 2013 2 July 2013 2 June 2013 2 May 2013 1 April 2013 1 March 2013 5 February 2013 6 January 2013 6 December 2012 8 November

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