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!

This page wouldn’t be as complete as it is without the help of my good friends over at Jedi-Bibliothek! Click the link to travel through hyperspace to their site!

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Enjoy! Happy reading and collecting!!!!

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shortlist non-fiction kids

July 24, 2018

STAR WARS: I AM A WOOKIEE

A Little Golden Book

hardcover (USA)

August 9, 2018

STAR WARS ANNUAL 2019

hardcover (UK)

August 21, 2018

STAR WARS: MILLENNIUM FALCON

Activity Book and Model

hardcover (USA)

STAR WARS: X-WING

Book and Model

hardcover (USA)

September 4, 2018

LEGO STAR WARS IDEAS BOOK

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)

November 1, 2018

STAR WARS: BB-8 – BOOK & MODEL

Press Out and Build Your Own Droid!

hardcover (UK)

February 7, 2019

STAR WARS: WHERE’S THE WOOKIEE? 2

softcover reprint (UK)

May 28, 2019

STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI SEARCH-AND-FIND

hardcover (USA)

June 18, 2019

STAR WARS: LIGHTSABER RESCUE

Episodes IV – VI

hardcover (USA)

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JULY 24, 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:

Meet Chewbacca the Wookiee from the Star Wars saga in this Little Golden Book!

Meet Chewbacca, the brave and lovable Wookiee from the epic Star Wars space saga! Featuring stunning retro stylized illustrations, this book is perfect for Star Wars–and Little Golden Book–fans of all ages. It includes epic scenes from Revenge of the SithA New HopeThe Empire Strikes BackReturn of the JediThe Force AwakensThe Last Jedi, and Solo. And it stars Han Solo, Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, Yoda, Rey, Finn, R2-D2, C-3PO, and everyone’s favorite Star Wars characters.

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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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.

links:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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AUGUST 21, 2018

STAR WARS: MILLENNIUM FALCON

Activity Book and Model

hardcover with model (US-version of the June 2, 2016 UK book)

publisher info:

written by Craig Jelly

art by Maddox Philpot & Gregory Sokol

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 book and model!

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 are hours of Star Wars fun to be had. Work out complete mazes, code words, and puzzles in the uniquely illustrated, full-color activity book. Then press out the pieces to create your very own mini Millennium Falcon model, perfect for re-creating famous scenes from the Star Wars saga. The model is made from a sturdy foam core. Press out the pieces to build the Millennium Falcon—with no glue required!

links:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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STAR WARS: X-WING

Book and 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:

written by Elizabeth Dowsett, Simon Hugo & Hannah Dolan

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 200 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?

preview:

   

links:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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STAR WARS: ULTIMATE STICKER COLLECTION

softcover (USA)

publisher info:

written by Shari Last

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.

preview:

   

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!

UK solicitation copy:

Let Rey teach you the ways of the Jedi! Complete with a Rey minifigure. Have you ever wanted to move things with your mind? Would you like to explore the galaxy and team up with ancient Jedi Masters? Want to wield a lightsaber? Then this is the training manual for you! Let Rey teach you the ways of the Jedi in the handbook section, and then see if you have what it takes to master the Force in the activities section! It’s an out-of-this-world galactic adventure!

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!

links:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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NOVEMBER 1, 2018

STAR WARS: BB-8 – BOOK & MODEL

Press Out and Build Your Own Model!

hardcover (UK)

publisher info:

hardcover (24 pages)

Egmont UK

ISBN 978-1-4052-9062-3

£ 14.99

solicitation copy:

BB-8 is everyone’s favourite droid from the new Star Wars trilogy. Learn all about this loyal and versatile robotic companion and read about the adventures of famous droids. Test your logic with puzzles, games and many more activities.

Then, build your own faithful friend using easy-to-press out foam boards, complete with moving parts. Create your BB-8 model by following the instructions – no glue required! When complete, the model stands at 22cm high and 15cm wide, and displays fun facts about BB-8 on the panels on the back. Build the perfect droid companion to display and play!

link:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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FEBRUARY 7, 2019

STAR WARS: WHERE’S THE WOOKIEE? 2

softcover reprint of the September 7, 2017 hardcover (UK)

publisher info:

written by Katrina Pallant

art by Gabriel Cassata & Ulisses Farinas

softcover reprint (40 pages)

Egmont UK

ISBN 978-1-4052-9293-1

£ 7.99

solicitation copy:

The exciting sequel to the bestselling Star Wars book of the past 10 years, Where’s the Wookiee. Now available in paperback!

Chewbacca is back and on the loose across the galaxy, and this time he’s brought some Wookiee friends. Find the hairy hero and a host of favourite characters in another search and find adventure. All new locations from Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Rogue One: A Star Wars story, as well as scenes from throughout the Star Wars saga.

Join Han Solo, Luke Skywalker, Kylo Ren, Darth Vader and many more for another adventure. The perfect gift for Star Wars fans of all ages!

links:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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MAY 28, 2019

STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI SEARCH-AND-FIND

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

solicitation copy:

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!

links:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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JUNE 18, 2019

STAR WARS: LIGHTSABER RESCUE

Episodes IV – VI

hardcover (USA)

publisher info:

written by Brian Houlihan

illustrated by Brian Rood

hardcover (14 pages)

Studio Fun international

ISBN 978-0-7944-4381-8

$ 9.99

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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