Non-Fiction (kids)

Here’s all the latest news about upcoming Star Wars (non-fiction kids) books! 

Below the shortlist is a complete listing with solicitations, publisher info, and pre-order links! Click on the covers and preview-images to see a bigger image! 

Note that prices given are Suggested Retail Prices (SRP). Pre-order prices at the Amazon-links are usually lower!

Enjoy! Happy reading and collecting!!!!

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shortlist non-fiction kids

May 7, 2019

STAR WARS: MEET THE HEROES – R2-D2

hardcover (USA)

STAR WARS: MEET THE VILLAINS – DARTH VADER

hardcover (USA)

May 28, 2019

STAR WARS: SEARCH-AND-FIND Vol. II

hardcover (USA)

July 2, 2019

STAR WARS: STARSHIPS, SPEEDERS & SPACE STATIONS

A Little Golden Book

hardcover (USA)

August 1, 2019

LEGO STAR WARS: BUILD YOUR OWN ADVENTURE – GALACTIC MISSIONS

boxed book (UK)

August 6, 2019

LEGO STAR WARS: BUILD YOUR OWN ADVENTURE – GALACTIC MISSIONS

boxed book (USA)

August 20, 2019

STAR WARS: REY AND PALS – 30 POSTCARDS

postcards (USA)

STAR WARS: REY AND PALS FLEXI-JOURNAL

softcover (USA)

August 27, 2019

STAR WARS: MEET THE HEROES – CHEWBACCA

hardcover (USA)

September 3, 2019

STAR WARS: MEET THE VILLAINS – STORMTROOPERS

hardcover (USA)

September 5, 2019

STAR WARS: WHERE’S THE WOOKIEE? 3

hardcover (UK)

September 17, 2019

STAR WARS: QUOTE CARDS

softcover (USA)

STAR WARS: STICKER ART PUZZLES

softcover (USA)

September 24, 2019

STAR WARS: HOW NOT TO GET EATEN BY EWOKS

And Other Galactic Survival Skills

hardcover (USA)

October 3, 2019

STAR WARS JOKE BOOK – NEW EDITION

softcover (UK)

October 4, 2019 (Triple Force Friday)

STAR WARS ANNUAL 2020

hardcover (UK)

STAR WARS BATTLES

39-Button Sound Book

hardcover (USA)

STAR WARS DROIDS

10-Button Sound Book

hardcover (USA)

STAR WARS: THE RESISTANCE

Lightsaber Sound Book

Journey to Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

hardcover (USA)

STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER

Book and Magnetic Playset

Journey to Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

boxed set (USA)

STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER – AMAZING STICKER ADVENTURE

Journey to Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

softcover (USA)

STAR WARS: SEARCH & FIND

Journey to Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

softcover (USA)

STAR WARS VILLAINS

10-Button Sound Book

hardcover (USA)

October 8, 2019

STAR WARS: MEET THE HEROES / MEET THE VILLAINS BOXED SET

hardcover box (USA)

November 7, 2019

STAR WARS STICKER BOOK

softcover (UK)

June 16, 2020

STAR WARS: JEDI TRAINING LIGHTSABER SOUND BOOK

hardcover (USA)

November 3, 2020

STAR WARS: WHERE’S THE WOOKIEE? 3

hardcover (USA)

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MAY 7, 2019

STAR WARS: MEET THE HEROES – R2-D2

hardcover (USA): first appeared in the UK on May 2, 2019

 

publisher info:

hardcover (64 pages)

DK Publishing

ISBN 978-1-4654-8568-7

$ 7.99

solicitation copy:

Who is R2-D2? Who are his friends? What is R2-D2’s bravest mission? Perfect for children who are new to Star Wars and also for young fans of the movies, this exciting guide will answer all your questions and teach children fun facts about friendly famous astromech droid R2-D2 – including his incredible adventures with C-3PO, Han Solo, and other rebel heroes!

Follow R2-D2’s journey from faithful droid companion to famous Rebel fighter and Resistance ally. Discover how R2-D2 helps Luke Skywalker to fly starships, what language he speaks and why his best friend is golden droid C-3PO. Featuring a simple Q&A format and exciting images, DK’s Star Wars Meet the Heroes: R2-D2 is a fun, welcoming introduction to the famous droid as children follow his adventures in a galaxy far, far away. With colourful movie stills from the original trilogy, prequels and the latest sequels, DK’s book allows children to explore R2-D2’s amazing world.

preview:

   

link:

USA: amazon

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STAR WARS: MEET THE VILLAINS – DARTH VADER

hardcover (USA): first appeared in the UK on May 2, 2019

 

publisher info:

hardcover (64 pages)

Dorling Kindersley

ISBN 978-1-4654-8641-7

$ 7.99

solicitation copy:

Get to know the scary Sith Lord!

Who is Darth Vader? How does he become a Sith? Why does he wear a mask? Perfect for children who are new to Star Wars and also for young fans of the movies, this exciting guide answers these questions and many more and teaches children fun facts about Sith Lord Darth Vader–including his amazing battles with rebels and Jedi heroes Obi-Wan Kenobi and Luke Skywalker!

Follow Vader’s journey from Jedi Knight Anakin Skywalker to the dark side of the Force alongside Darth Sidious. Discover what Force tricks Vader uses, who he works for, which lightsaber he uses, and what planet his secret base is on. Featuring a simple Q&A format and exciting images, DK’s Star Wars Meet the Villains: Darth Vader is a fun, welcoming introduction to the infamous Sith Lord as children follow his adventures in a galaxy far, far away. With colorful movie stills from the original trilogy, prequels, and the latest sequels, DK’s book allows children to explore Darth Vader’s villainous world.

preview:

    

link:

USA: amazon

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MAY 28, 2019

STAR WARS: SEARCH-AND-FIND Vol. II

hardcover (USA)

publisher info:

written by Erin Rose Wage

illustrated by Art Mawhinney

hardcover (48 pages)

Studio Fun international

ISBN 978-0-7944-4385-6

$ 9.99

mass market edition:

hardcover (48 pages)

Studio Fun international

ISBN 978-0-7944-4378-8

$ 6.99

solicitation copy:

Travel to a galaxy far, far away in Star Wars: The Last Jedi Search and Find.

Travel across the galaxy and explore sixteen scenes from Star Wars: the Last Jedi in this fun, illustrated search-and-find collection! Rey, Finn, and Chewbacca are counting on you to stay ahead of Kylo Ren! Think you’ve defeated the First Order? Hit the hyperdrive and blast to the back of the book for even more search-and-find adventures!

preview:

links:

USA: amazon / amazon mass market edition

UK: amazon / amazon mass market edition

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JULY 2, 2019

STAR WARS:STARSHIPS, SPEEDERS & SPACE STATIONS

A Little Golden Book

hardcover (USA)

publisher info:

hardcover (24 pages)

Golden Books

ISBN 978-1-9848-4833-8

$ 4.99

solicitation copy:

Explore all the amazing vehicles from the Star Wars universe in this Little Golden Book!

From A-wings to X-wings, from landspeeders to snow speeders, from Death Stars to Star Destroyers–this Little Golden Book is packed with all the awesome vehicles from the Star Wars saga! Featuring stunning retro stylized illustrations, this book is perfect for Star Wars–and Little Golden Book–fans of all ages!

links:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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AUGUST 1, 2019

LEGO STAR WARS: BUILD YOUR OWN ADVENTURE – GALACTIC MISSIONS

boxed book (UK)

publisher info:

boxed book (80 pages)

Dorling Kindersley

ISBN 978-0-2413-5759-0

£ 19.99

solicitation copy:

Bring the Star Wars galaxy to life at home with more than 50 brilliant building ideas.

Want more ideas for LEGO Star Wars models to build? You need this book with bricks that inspires children to build, play, and learn all about the LEGO Star Wars universe.

LEGO Star Wars Build your Own Adventure: Galactic Missions combines action-packed story starters with more than 50 fun ideas for building. Once you have built new creations, play out exciting adventures of your own using your personal LEGO collection. Use your favourite Star Wars minifigures to complete five top secret missions! This book comes with a minifigure and the bricks to build an awesome exclusive vehicle that features in the story.

preview:

links:

UK: amazon 

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AUGUST 6, 2019

LEGO STAR WARS: BUILD YOUR OWN ADVENTURE – GALACTIC MISSIONS

boxed book (USA)

publisher info:

boxed book (80 pages)

DK Publishing

ISBN 978-1-4654-7895-5

$ 24.99

solicitation copy:

Bring the Star Wars galaxy to life at home with more than 50 brilliant building ideas.

Want more ideas for LEGO Star Wars models to build? You need this book with bricks that inspires children to build, play, and learn all about the LEGO Star Wars universe.

LEGO Star Wars Build your Own Adventure: Galactic Missions combines action-packed story starters with more than 50 fun ideas for building. Once you have built new creations, play out exciting adventures of your own using your personal LEGO collection. Use your favourite Star Wars minifigures to complete five top secret missions! This book comes with a minifigure and the bricks to build an awesome exclusive vehicle that features in the story.

preview:

links:

USA: amazon 

UK: amazon 

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AUGUST 20, 2019

STAR WARS: REY AND PALS – 30 POSTCARDS

hardcover (USA)

publisher info:

illustrated by Jeffrey Brown

30 postcards

Chronicle Books

ISBN 978-1-4521-8044-1
$ 9.95

solicitation copy:

This charming collection of postcards brings Darth Vader and Son author Jeffrey Brown’s warm humor to the adventures and hijinks of young Rey and her friends, including exclusive artwork-perfect to keep or send.

links:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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STAR WARS: REY AND PALS FLEXI JOURNAL

hardcover (USA)

publisher info:

illustrated by Jeffrey Brown

softcover (192 pages)

Chronicle Books

ISBN 978-1-4521-8045-8
$ 9.95

solicitation copy:

Featuring Jeffrey Brown’s charming and humorous artwork, this full-color flexi-journal is filled with the galactic shenanigans of young Rey and friends.

links:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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AUGUST 27, 2019

STAR WARS: MEET THE HEROES – CHEWBACCA

hardcover (USA): first appeared in the UK on May 2, 2019

 

publisher info:

hardcover (64 pages)

Dorling Kindersley

ISBN 978-1-4654-8569-4

$ 7.99

solicitation copy:

Who is Chewbacca? Just how tall is he? What is his most dangerous adventure? Perfect for children who are new to Star Wars and also for young fans of the movies, this exciting guide will answer these questions and many more and teach children fun facts about loyal Wookiee Chewbacca – including his incredible adventures with Han Solo, Princess Leia and other rebel heroes!

Follow Chewbacca’s journey from Han’s smuggling sidekick, to loyal Rebel fighter and co-pilot to Rey in the Millennium Falcon. Discover what languages Chewie speaks, why he makes howling noises, which planet he comes from and what makes him lose his temper. Featuring a simple Q&A format and exciting images, DK’s Star Wars Meet the Heroes: Chewbacca is a fun, welcoming introduction to the famous Wookiee as children follow his adventures in a galaxy far, far away. With colourful movie stills from the original trilogy, prequels and the latest sequels, DK’s book lets children explore Chewbacca’s amazing world.

preview:

     

link:

USA: amazon

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SEPTEMBER 3, 2019

STAR WARS: MEET THE VILLAINS – STORMTROOPERS

hardcover (USA): first appeared in the UK on May 2, 2019

 

publisher info:

hardcover (64 pages)

Dorling Kindersley

ISBN 978-1-4654-8644-8

$ 7.99

solicitation copy:

What are stormtroopers? How many types are there? Who do they work for? Perfect for children who are new to Star Wars and also for young fans of the movies, this exciting guide will answer these questions and many more and teach children fun facts about stormtroopers – including following Finn’s incredible journey from First Order stormtrooper to Resistance hero!

Learn more about stormtroopers’ most famous battles and missions, such as on planet Hoth and Endor’s forest moon. Discover what weapons stormtroopers use, the training they undergo, and whether they always obey commands. Featuring a simple Q&A format and exciting images, DK’s Star Wars Meet the Villains: Stormtroopers is a fun, welcoming introduction to the Emperor’s infamous forces as children learn about their lives in a galaxy far, far away. With colourful movie stills from the original trilogy, prequels and the latest sequels, DK’s book lets children explore everything there is to know about stormtroopers!

preview:

     

link:

USA: amazon

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SEPTEMBER 5, 2020

STAR WARS: WHERE’S THE WOOKIEE? 3

hardcover (UK)

publisher info:

art by Ulisses Farinas

hardcover (40 pages)

Egmont Books

ISBN 978-1-4052-9346-4

£ 9.99

solicitation copy:

Chewbacca is back for another search and find adventure! Featuring new locations to explore and characters to find as you resume your hunt for the hairy hero! Includes 10 new scenes to enjoy, plus bonus story content and fun Wookiee facts.

In this third instalment of the bestselling series, Chewie can be found on the worlds from The Force Awakens, The Last Jedi and Solo, plus old favourites from the original trilogy. Visit the forests of Endor, join the battle at Maz’s Castle and sneak on board the Death Star.

A must have for Star Wars fans of all ages.

links:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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SEPTEMBER 17, 2019

STAR WARS: QUOTE CARDS

softcover (USA)

publisher info:

softcover (40 pages)
Thunder Bay Press

ISBN 978-1-68412-882-2
$ 9.99

solicitation copy:

Create your own fun, creative, and crazy postcards featuring classic quotes from the original Star Wars trilogy.

Each of the twenty removable postcards in this book features a full-color scene with a famous line from the original Star Wars trilogy. On the back is the same scene in grayscale with empty speech bubbles. Add any of the included puffy stickers or write in your own quotes to personalize your postcard before mailing it to another Star Wars fan! You can even use the puffy stickers to decorate your notebook, cell phone, locker, and more! Cards also feature fun facts about the scenes and movies.

links:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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STAR WARS: STICKER ART PUZZLES

softcover (USA)

publisher info:

written by Gina Gold

softcover (80 pages)
Thunder Bay Press

ISBN 978-1-68412-884-6
$ 15.99

solicitation copy:

Use the power of the Force to complete each of these sticker-puzzle challenges!

Puzzle your way through this book with fifteen full-color stickering challenges featuring full-color art of your favorite classic Star Wars characters. Each of the more than 100 sticker shapes in each puzzle fits into a tessellated grid; when you’re done, you’ll have a glossy art poster to frame and hang on your wall. Ideal for Star Wars fans and puzzle enthusiasts, this book will provide hours of enjoyment as you complete each scene.

links:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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SEPTEMBER 24, 2019

STAR WARS: HOW NOT TO GET EATEN BY EWOKS

And Other Galactic Survival Skills

hardcover (USA)

publisher info:

hardcover (128 pages)

DK Publishing

ISBN 978-1-4654-7552-7

$ 14.99

solicitation copy:

The Star Wars galaxy is a dangerous place. From ruthless bounty hunters, ferocious beasts, and extreme weather, to hostile landscapes, social minefields, and backstabbing allies, perils and hazards are never far away! How do you flee an exploding Death Star? What’s the best way to source a starship at a spaceport? How would you escape being kidnapped by Tusken Raiders on Tatooine? Survival means keeping your wits about you. This fun, practical Star Wars book teaches you how to recognize threats and learn what to do to stay alive in a galaxy far, far away.

Explore the methods used by your favorite Star Wars movie characters to escape sticky situations with this handy manual. DK’s How Not to Get Eaten by Ewoks will help you navigate galactic pitfalls, whether you’re learning how to avoid offending aliens of other species, or trying to find food and shelter in emergency situations. From survival kits and disguises to tips on diplomacy and etiquette, this book’s step-by-step instructions, illuminating graphics, and beautiful illustrations will ensure your survival in a galaxy where anything can happen!

links:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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OCTOBER 3, 2019

STAR WARS JOKE BOOK – NEW EDITION

softcover (UK)

publisher info:

softcover (96 pages)

Egmont UK

ISBN 978-1-4052-9289-4

£ 4.99

solicitation copy:

What did the rancor say when it ate the Wookiee?

Mmm … chewy!

What did Leia do when you she kept dropping the chopsticks?

She used the forks!

Why can’t you get rid of BB-8?

Because he’s always a-round!

The updated Star Wars Joke Book is sure to have you laughing your head off, with over 70 new jokes, refreshed images and all your favourite new characters. Enjoy 96 pages of comedy gold from the galaxy far, far away. Use these jokes on your friends to be crowned the funniest Star Wars fan around!

link:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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OCTOBER 4, 2019

STAR WARS ANNUAL 2020

hardcover (UK)

publisher info:

hardcover (72 pages)

Egmont UK

ISBN 978-1-4052-9449-2

£ 7.99

solicitation copy:

Get ready for the last instalment of the Skywalker saga with the Star Wars 2020 Annual. With activities, stories, posters and colouring, this book covers your favourite moments, characters and locations from the 40-year-old saga, plus a sneak peak from the new movie coming in December 2019.

link:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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STAR WARS BATTLES

39-Button Sound Book

hardcover (USA)

publisher info:

hardcover (34 pages)

Studio Fun international

ISBN 978-0-7944-4446-4

$ 24.99

solicitation copy:

An amazing Star Wars sound book for fans who can’t get enough of this timeless saga. This collection includes the most iconic battles and sound bites to play while reading this interactive storybook.

A must-have for every Star Wars fan who can’t get enough of their favorite saga or wants to introduce these classics to the next generation. This 39-button sound book is filled with the most iconic story moments and epic battles between the Resistance Rebels and the dark Imperial Empire. Whether in hyperspace or on various planets from Tatooine to Takodona, explore the distinct sights and sounds of the unique Star Wars universe in this action-packed storybook.

links:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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STAR WARS DROIDS

10-Button Sound Book

hardcover (USA)

publisher info:

hardcover (10 pages)

Studio Fun international

ISBN 978-0-7944-4380-1

$ 12.99

solicitation copy:

Press 10 buttons to hear sound effects and voices from the different droids existing in a galaxy far, far away…

Learn about all the cool droids in the Star Wars galaxy as you press 10 buttons to hear the robotic sounds and voices from the movies. R2-D2, C-3PO, BB-8 and many more are sure to entertain fans of all ages with their humorous sound bites and beeps.

links:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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STAR WARS: THE RESISTANCE

Lightsaber Sound Book

Journey to Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

hardcover (USA)

publisher info:

written by Sally Little
illustrated by Pilot Studio & PowerStation

hardcover (14 pages)

Studio Fun international

ISBN 978-0-7944-4421-1

$ 17.99

solicitation copy:

Bring Star Wars to life with this fun 6-button sound book with a light-up lightsaber!

Just about everyone recognizes the distinct hum of a Star Wars lightsaber. In Star Wars: The Resistance: Journey to Episode IX, young Padawans and lifelong fans can read about all of the powerful Jedi warriors—Luke Skywalker, Rey, Kylo Ren, and more—and their lightsabers. Then, press the six sound buttons on the light-up lightsaber to relive iconic lightsaber battles with mesmerizing sound effects and lights!

from the starwars.com announcement:

Follow the rise of the Resistance with this six-button sound book featuring story moments, lines of dialogue, sound effects, and a light-up lightsaber sound module.

links:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER

Book and Magnetic Playset

Journey to Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

boxed set (USA)

publisher info:

written by Sally Little
illustrated by Diogo Saito & Luigi Aimé

boxed set (32 pages)

Studio Fun international

ISBN 978-0-7944-4451-8

$ 15.99

from the starwars.com announcement:

Create your own amazing scenes from Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker! This handy carrying case includes over 20 magnets, six play scenes, as well as a coloring & activity book featuring all of the characters from the film.

links:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER – AMAZING STICKER ADVENTURES

Journey to Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

softcover (USA)

publisher info:

written by David Fentiman
softcover (72 pages)
DK Publishing

ISBN 78-1-4654-7904-4

$ 12.99

from the starwars.com announcement:

This 72-page sticker book includes more than 500 stickers of characters, locations, vehicles and props. Featuring all-new content from the highly anticipated film, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker!

links:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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STAR WARS: SEARCH & FIND

Journey to Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

hardcover (USA)

publisher info:

written by Sally Little
illustrated by Art Mawhinney, Fabio Piacentini, and Ferran Rodriguez

hardcover (48 pages)

Studio Fun international

ISBN 978-0-7944-4410-5

$ 9.99

mass market edition:

hardcover (48 pages)

Studio Fun international

ISBN 978-0-7944-4379-5

$ 6.99

from the starwars.com announcement:

Travel across the galaxy and explore scenes from The Force Awakens, The Last Jedi, and The Rise of Skywalker in this fun, illustrated search and find collection.

links:

USA: amazon / amazon mass market edition

UK: amazon / amazon mass market edition

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STAR WARS VILLAINS

10-Button Sound Book

hardcover (USA)

publisher info:

hardcover (10 pages)

Studio Fun international

ISBN 978-0-7944-4447-1

$ 12.99

solicitation copy:

A must-have sound book for every young padawan learning about Star Wars for the first time or longtime fans of all ages!

This 10-button Star Wars sound book contains cool lightsaber battle sounds, classic quotes, and more from this fan-favorite franchise. See if you can match which evil laugh belongs to which dark leader from the epic Star Wars saga. This sturdy board book will entertain young children for hours as they learn about the dark side of a galaxy far, far away…

links:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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OCTOBER 8, 2019

STAR WARS: MEET THE HEROES / MEET THE VILLAINS BOXED SET

hardcover box (USA)

publisher info:

hardcover box

DK Publishing

ISBN 978-1-4654-9211-1

$ 29.99

links:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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NOVEMBER 7, 2019

STAR WARS STICKER BOOK

softcover (UK)

publisher info:

softcover

Egmont UK

ISBN 978-1-4052-9537-6

link:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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JUNE 16, 2020

STAR WARS: JEDI TRAINING LIGHTSABER SOUND BOOK

hardcover (USA)

publisher info:

written by Brian Houlihan

illustrated by Brian Rood

hardcover (14 pages)

Studio Fun international

ISBN 978-0-7944-4381-8

$ 17.99

solicitation copy:

The Force will be with you when you join these Jedi adventures! Activate your light-up lightsaber and play sounds as Luke learns to be a Jedi Knight!

links:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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NOVEMBER 3, 2020

STAR WARS: WHERE’S THE WOOKIEE? 3

hardcover (USA)

publisher info:

art by Ulisses Farinas

hardcover (40 pages)

Studio Fun international

ISBN 978-0-7944-4412-9

$ 9.99

solicitation copy:

Re-join the hunt for the galaxy’s most-wanted Wookiee in this third book in the popular Where’s the Wookieesearch and find series.

Chewbacca is the Millennium Falcon’s furry copilot—but what else do you know about this beloved wookiee? Follow the map of Chewie’s journey in ten detailed illustrated search and find scenes all over the galaxy, from Kashyyyk to Ahch-To.

links:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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