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Max's Christmas

By Karyn Wellhousen, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 2+

Kids will relate to appealing holiday tale.

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For families who have Santa as a part of their Christmas tradition, MAX'S CHRISTMAS will be welcomed year-round. Max, a trusting little bunny, often finds himself vulnerable to the antics of his wiser big sister, Ruby. But in this story, her magical tale of Santa Claus proves to be true, much to Max's delight and Ruby's surprise!

Rosemary Wells' charming watercolor paintings convey the warmth and spirit of the holidays. The backgrounds, typical of cartoon illustrations, are kept to a minimum but are dramatically shaded to give the impression of nighttime, which adds to the drama of the Santa mystery. The peculiar illustration of Santa's departure may elicit questions from children as to how it is possible to exit up a chimney.

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