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Reviewed by Asher Syed for Readers' Favorite
Kangaroo Max Travels the Arctic, written by Chris Sunray and illustrated by Phillipa Haskins, is a children's picture book and the second in the Life Lessons from the world’s smartest animals and nature series, preceded by book one, Kangaroo Max Travels Australia. In this installment, Max begins by telling us about the location of the Arctic Circle, how cold it gets there and what the landscape is like. He has his little life book, in which he writes notes for his Grandma Emma, and is joined by his friend Kangaroo John. They meet an Inuit family who takes them exploring on a reindeer-led sled where they see a polar fox, a bald eagle, and the Northern Lights.
Just like Max, when I saw Chris Sunray had a new book I thought, “I am sooooooooooo excited!” Joining the second adventure in Kangaroo Max Travels the Arctic was just as fun and I actually learned a cool little nugget of information alongside my daughter. I had absolutely no idea that bald eagles could be found that far north, and neither did my American wife who should probably know more about the eagle than anyone. My daughter loved getting a peek into how the First Nation Inuits live, which Phillipa Haskins illustrates beautifully in full color. The icy landscape is depicted in a frosted palette and this plays so nicely against standout artistic details, such as a campfire that is almost translucent against the snow. Another great book from the series. Very highly recommended.