Non-Fiction (kids)

Want to know all there is to know about upcoming Star Wars (non-fiction kids) books? Look no further and check out this page!

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!

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Enjoy! Happy reading and collecting!!!!

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shortlist non-fiction kids

May 25, 2018

SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY – HAN ON THE RUN

DK Reader, Level 2

hardcover / softcover (USA)

SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY – LOOK AND FIND

hardcover (USA)

SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY – MEET THE CREW

World of Reading, Level 2

softcover (USA)

SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY – OFFICIAL STICKER COLLECTION

softcover (USA)

SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY – SOUNDBOOK

hardcover (USA)

SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY – ULTIMATE STICKER COLLECTION

softcover (USA)

June 28, 2018

LEGO STAR WARS: 500 STICKERS

softcover (UK)

July 3, 2018

STAR WARS: I AM A WOOKIEE

A Little Golden Book

hardcover (USA)

July 10, 2018

STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI

A Little Golden Book

hardcover (USA)

August 9, 2018

STAR WARS ANNUAL 2019

hardcover (UK)

August 21, 2018

STAR WARS: MILLENNIUM FALCON

Book and Mini-Model

hardcover (USA)

STAR WARS: X-WING

Book and Mini-Model

hardcover (USA)

September 4, 2018

LEGO STAR WARS IDEAS BOOK

hardcover (USA)

STAR WARS

A Big Golden Book [untitled]

hardcover (USA)

STAR WARS

A Little Golden Book [untitled]

hardcover (USA)

STAR WARS: ULTIMATE STICKER COLLECTION

softcover (USA)

September 6, 2018

STAR WARS: WHERE’S THE WOOKIEE COLLECTION

The Ultimate Wookiee Gift Set

boxed set (UK)

September 25, 2018

LEGO STAR WARS: THE OFFICIAL FORCE TRAINING MANUAL

softcover (USA)

October 2, 2018

LEARN TO DRAW STAR WARS Vol. 2

spiral-bound (USA)

STAR WARS: SEARCH YOUR FEELINGS

hardcover (USA)

October 9, 2018

STAR WARS: REBEL RESCUES

Magnetic Fun on Every Page

hardcover (USA)

December 13, 2018

STAR WARS: BB-8

Book and Model

hardcover (UK)

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MAY 25, 2018

SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY – HAN ON THE RUN

DK Reader Level 2

hardcover / softcover (USA)

publisher info:

written by Beth Davies

softcover (48 pages)

DK Publishing

ISBN 978-1-4654-6687-7

$ 4.99

hardcover (48 pages)

DK Publishing

ISBN 978-1-4654-6688-4

$ 16.99

solicitation copy:

Young readers will love this Han Solo book, packed with characters and adventures from the new Star Wars movie, Solo: A Star Wars Story. Discover the new heroes, villains, aliens, droids, and vehicles from the movie, plus fan-favorites Han, Chewie, Lando, and the Millennium Falcon. Improve your reading skills while learning about the world of young Han Solo.

Solo: A Star Wars Story Han on the Run is a Level 2 Reader packed with fun facts for kids who are beginning to read. It is part of an innovative DK series of leveled reading books that combine a highly visual approach with engaging non-fiction narratives.

links:

USA: amazon hardcover / amazon softcover

UK: amazon softcover

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SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY – LOOK AND FIND

hardcover (USA)

publisher info:

written by Erin Rose Wage

hardcover
Phoenix International

$ 6.95

from the announcement by LFL Publishing Creative Director Michael Siglain:

You don’t even have to be old enough to read to enjoy this one. It’s all about locating characters and objects hidden within the elaborate drawings.

from starwars.com:

Join Han Solo and his friends, old and new, as you search for hidden treasures – and dangers – in 8 beautifully illustrated scenes from Solo: A Star Wars Story. Then blast to the back of the book for even more Look & Find challenges.

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SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY – MEET THE CREW

World of Reading, Level 2

softcover (USA)

publisher info:

written by Ella Patrick

illustrated by Luigi Aime & Diogo Saido

softcover (48 pages)

Disney-Lucasfim Press

ISBN 978-1-368-01628-5

$ 4.99

solicitation copy:

Meet Han, Chewie, Lando, Qi’ra and the rest of the crew from Solo: A Star Wars Story.

links:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY – OFFICIAL STICKER COLLECTION

softcover (USA)

publisher info:

softcover (32 pages)

Topps Publishing

from starwars.com:

Discover more about your favorite characters from Solo: A Star Wars Story, as you read and place stickers in this amazing 32-page sticker album. Features 200 stickers from the new film!

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SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY – SOUNDBOOK

hardcover (USA)

publisher info:

written by Erin Rose Wage

hardcover
Phoenix International

ISBN 978-1-5037-3407-4

$ 10.95

from the announcement by LFL Publishing Creative Director Michael Siglain:

Press the buttons for sound effects that accompany the simple story. There’s a TIE Fighter, an explosion, an Imperial sprocket, the Millennium Falcon, Chewbacca and … that strange 7-like symbol? That’s like the dollar sign for galactic credits.

from starwars.com:

Adventure through the galaxy far, far away as Han Solo meets the friends and foes that will shape his destiny. Hear 7 exciting Star Wars sounds as you explore characters, vehicles, and more from Solo: A Star Wars Story.

link

USA: barnes & noble

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SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY – ULTIMATE STICKER COLLECTION

softcover (USA)

publisher info:

written by Beth Davies

softcover (72 pages)

DK Publishing

ISBN 978-1-4654-6692-1

$ 12.95

solicitation copy:

This fun Han Solo sticker book contains more than 1000 colorful stickers, and is full of Star Wars facts from the new movie, Solo: A Star Wars Story. Kids will love joining young Han aboard the Millennium Falcon for many thrilling adventures. Solo: A Star Wars Story Ultimate Sticker Collection is illustrated with action-packed images from the movie, accompanied by fun, easy-to-read reference text. Join the heroes and villains as they plan missions, explore new planets, perform daring escapes, and pilot superfast starships.

links:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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JUNE 28, 2018

LEGO STAR WARS: 500 STICKERS

softcover (UK)

publisher info:

softcover (64 pages)

Egmont UK

ISBN 978-1-4052-8622-0

£ 6.99

solicitation copy:

Discover a galaxy full of adventures with LEGO Star Wars books!

Join Han Solo, Chewbacca, Luke, Princess Leia, R2-D2, C-3PO, Darth Vader and the rest of the LEGO Star Wars gang in this sticker book packed full of exciting activities and over 500 stickers!

This amazing sticker activity book will keep LEGO Star Wars fans entertained with puzzles, colouring and activities. It comes with over 500 stickers that you can stick here, there and everywhere!

LEGO Star Wars is the best-selling LEGO theme ever!

link:

UK: amazon

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JULY 3, 2018

STAR WARS: I AM A WOOKIEE

hardcover (USA)

publisher info:
hardcover (24 pages)
written by Geof Smith
Little Golden Books

ISBN 978-0-7364-3796-7

$ 4.99

solicitation copy:

A 24-page illustrated Little Golden Book that celebrates everyone’s favorite fuzzball, Chewbacca the Wookiee!

from the announcement by LFL Publishing Creative Director Michael Siglain:

This Little Golden Book is part of another ongoing Star Wars series for younger readers. “We’ve done I Am a Rebel, I Am a Jedi, I Am a Sith,” [Michael] Siglain says. This Chewbacca tale brings some adorableness to the world of Wookiees.

links:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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JULY 10, 2018

STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI

A Little Golden Book

hardcover (USA)

publisher info:

written by Geof Smith

hardcover (24 pages)

Random House

ISBN 978-0-7364-3586-4

$ 4.99

solicitation copy:

An exciting Little Golden Book based on Star Wars: The Last Jedi!

Can Rey, Finn, General Leia, Poe Dameron, and Luke Skywalker save the galaxy from Kylo Ren and the evil First Order? The epic space saga, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, is retold in the iconic Little Golden Book format! Featuring stunning retro 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 9, 2018

STAR WARS ANNUAL 2019

hardcover (UK)

publisher info:

hardcover (72 pages)

Egmont UK

ISBN 978-1-4052-9113-2

£ 7.99

solicitation copy:

The perfect gift for Star Wars fans, with puzzles, games, activities, facts and posters! Featuring The Last Jedi, Solo: A Star Wars Story, and much more.

link:

UK: amazon

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AUGUST 21, 2018

STAR WARS: MILLENNIUM FALCON

Book and Mini-Model

hardcover with model (USA)

publisher info:

hardcover (36 pages)
Studio Fun International
ISBN 978-0-7944-4218-7
$ 10.99

solicitation copy:

Read about and build the fastest ship in the galaxy with this out-of-this-world kit!

Join Han and Chewbacca aboard the fastest bucket of bolts in the galaxy. Packed with amazing puzzles and a Millennium Falcon of your own to build, there’s hours of Star Wars fun to be had. Press out the pieces to create a mini Millennium Falcon model, perfect for recreating famous scenes from the Star Wars saga.

links:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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STAR WARS: X-WING

Book and Mini-Model

hardcover with model (US-version of the September 1, 2017 UK book)

publisher info:

written by Katrina Pallant

art by Neal Manning & Rob Ball

hardcover (36 pages)
Studio Fun International
ISBN 978-0-7944-4219-4
$ 10.99

solicitation copy:

Build your own Starfighter and join the Resistance!

This mini construction book features a 32-page guide to Star Wars VIII: The Last Jedi plus all the pieces you will need to build a model!

links:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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SEPTEMBER 4, 2018

LEGO STAR WARS IDEAS BOOK

hardcover (USA)

publisher info:

hardcover (200 pages)

DK Publishing

ISBN 978-1-4654-6705-8

$ 24.99

solicitation copy:

Find a galaxy full of LEGO Star Wars ideas to build – from activities and art, games and challenges, to practical makes and your very own inventions!

LEGO Star Wars Ideas Book features imaginative play and building ideas using your own LEGO brick collection, from LEGO projects that take just a few minutes, to builds to keep you occupied for hours. Set up a game of LEGO Star Wars skittles, create a pencil pot shaped like your favourite Sith or Jedi, build a fleet of tiny TIEs, design Darth Vader’s family tree, and customise a podracer. Challenge a friend to take on a rathtar, mix up your minifigures, stage your favourite movie battle scene with LEGO Star Wars bricks – and much, much more!

LEGO Star Wars Ideas Book is packed with a family friendly range of activities to inspire every LEGO Star Wars fan. What will you build?

links:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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STAR WARS

A Big Golden Book [untitled]

hardcover (USA)

publisher info:

hardcover (48 pages)

Random House

ISBN 978-0-7364-3877-3

$ 10.99

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STAR WARS

A Little Golden Book [untitled]

hardcover (USA)

publisher info:

written by Elizabeth Schaeffer

hardcover (24 pages)

Random House

ISBN 978-0-7364-3875-9

$ 4.99

links:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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STAR WARS: ULTIMATE STICKER COLLECTION

softcover (USA)

publisher info:

softcover (72 pages)

DK Publishing

ISBN 978-1-4654-7731-6

$ 12.99

solicitation copy:

This Star Wars book of facts and stickers will delight kids with heroes, villains, droids, vehicles, and aliens from the Star Wars movies.

Discover your favorite Star Wars characters—from Han Solo and Darth Vader to BB-8 and Rey—and create amazing sticker scenes of your own.

Star Wars Ultimate Sticker Collection is fun-filled and action-packed with more than 1,000 colorful stickers. Join the Jedi heroes on their space adventures; defeat evil Sith villains; travel to strange planets; learn about superfast starfighters; and create epic battles.

This book includes content from all 10 Star Wars movies (Episodes I-VIII, plus the two stand-alone films, Rogue One and Solo), and contains more than 1,000 high-quality stickers.

Spreads are arranged thematically, covering themes such as Heroes of the Resistance, Droids Save the Day, Crazy Creatures, and Starfighter Battles.

links:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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SEPTEMBER 6, 2018

STAR WARS: WHERE’S THE WOOKIEE COLLECTION

The Ultimate Wookiee Gift Set

boxed set (UK)

publisher info:

boxed set (3 books, total of 72 pages)

Egmont UK

ISBN 978-1-4052-9198-9

£ 14.99

solicitation copy:

Chewbacca is on the run! The mighty Wookiee rebel is being trailed by ruthless bounty hunters and the evil Empire right across a galaxy far, far away … Can the furry fugitive give his pursuers the slip?

This bumper box set contains two Where’s the Wookiee? search-and-find books packed with characters and scenes from the Star Wars saga. See if you can spot the hairy hero hiding everywhere from the depths of the Death Star to the sinister Starkiller Base, and look out for familiar faces like Han Solo, Boba Fett, and BB-8.

Also contained in this set is a Where’s the Wookiee? colouring book, with eleven fantastically detailed scenes to finish, a full-colour Where’s the Wookiee? wall poster, and two cardboard models to press-out and make. It’s the perfect gift for fans of all ages!

link:

UK: amazon

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SEPTEMBER 25, 2018

LEGO STAR WARS: THE OFFICIAL FORCE TRAINING MANUAL

includes a Rey mini-figure

softcover (USA)

publisher info:

by Arie Kaplan

softcover (96 pages)

Scholastic

ISBN 978-1-338-26986-4

$ 12.99

solicitation copy:

Join the resistance and use the Force in this hilarious, fun-filled training manual that’s part activity book and part guidebook. Plus, includes buildable Rey LEGO minifigure!

The official training manual for using the Force, complete with a Rey minifigure! This box is two inches taller than the LEGO Star Wars Stormtrooper Training Manual, is narrated by Rey herself, and features every notable Force user from Kylo Ren to Qui-Gon Jinn. With tons of info about the Force combined with pages of activities, this book is the ultimate guide for the budding Jedi, told with trademark LEGO Star Wars hilarity. So pick up a lightsaber, grab a glass of blue milk, and join Rey on this out-of-this-world journey to hyperspace. A must-have for the LEGO Star Wars fan!

links:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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OCTOBER 2, 2018

LEARN TO DRAW STAR WARS Vol. 2

spiral-bound (USA)

publisher info:

softcover (64 pages)
Walter Foster Jr. (Walter Foster Publishing)
ISBN 978-1-63322-682-1
$ 14.99

solicitation copy:

The step-by-step drawing exercises, tracing paper, and practice pages in Learn to Draw Star Wars: Volume 2 will have you drawing your favorite characters in no time! With just a little practice, you’ll be drawing Rey, BB-8, Kylo Ren, and more. This 64-page, spiral-bound manual comes with grid-drawing exercises, tracing paper, and basic shapes projects.

You will learn to use the same basic shapes method used by professional illustrators. To draw like the pros do, just follow the illustrations that show how each step builds upon the last to create a finished piece of artwork. Look closely at the new lines in each step and draw the character on the practice page provided after each basic shapes project.

With practice pages encouraging you to get started directly in the pages of the book, Learn to Draw Star Wars: Volume 2 provides hours of artistic fun for Star Wars fans of all ages. The book includes instructions to draw these great characters: BB-8, Poe Dameron, Kylo Ren, Captain Phasma, R2-D2, Finn, Rey, C-3PO, and Maz Kanata.

May the Force be with you on this artistic journey through the Star Wars universe!

links:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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STAR WARS: SEARCH YOUR FEELINGS

hardcover (USA)

 

publisher info:

written by Calliope Glass

illustrated by Katie Cook

hardcover (48 pages)

Disney-Lucasfilm Press

ISBN 978-1-368-02736-6

$ 10.99

solicitation copy:

Search Your Feelings continues Katie Cook’s adorable run of Star Wars primers for young Padawans. Featuring poems and art about different emotions that tie to iconic moments from across the Star Wars saga, this is the perfect book to add to a youngling’s growing library.

ADORABLE ARTWORK: Katie Cook is beloved by Star Wars fans across the galaxy, and this fully-illustrated book’s extreme cuteness will appeal both to young readers as well as adult collectors.
HILARIOUS POEMS: This book is full of fun, Suess-like rhymes about different emotions characters from the Star Wars universe have felt throughout the saga.

from Katie Cook’s twitter:

Thrilled to announce that we’ll be following up the Star Wars books ABC-3PO and OBI-123 with “Search Your Feelings” this fall! I get to draw more Star Wars! More news to come on this new book for your younglings soon.

link:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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OCTOBER 9, 2018

STAR WARS: REBEL RESCUES

Magnetic Fun on Every Page

hardcover (USA)

publisher info:

hardcover (10 pages)

Studio Fun international

ISBN 978-0-7944-4246-0

$ 12.99

solicitation copy:

May the magnetic Force be with you!

Relive your favorite Star Wars moments with this fun storybook! Immerse yourself in the scenes with the included magnets, and experience what it’s like in a galaxy far, far, away!

link:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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DECEMBER 13, 2018

STAR WARS: BB-8

Book and Model

hardcover (UK)

publisher info:

hardcover (24 pages)

Egmont UK

ISBN 978-1-4052-9062-3

£ 14.99

solicitation copy:

Build your very own BB-8 in this amazing construction book, filled with droid facts!

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