Non-Fiction (juvenile)

Want to know all there is to know about upcoming Star Wars (non-fiction juvenile) 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

December 15, 2017

STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI BOOK & MODEL – MAKE YOUR OWN TIE SILENCER

hardcover (UK)

December 26, 2017

STAR WARS ART STUDIO

kit with book (USA)

January 23, 2018

THE STAR WARS COOKBOOK: BB ATE

Awaken to the Force of Breakfast and Brunch

hardcover (USA)

March 13, 2018

STAR WARS DROIDS: MAD LIBS

softcover (USA)

April 24, 2018

STAR WARS: RETURN OF THE JEDI NOTEBOOK COLLECTION

collection of 3 softcovers (USA)

May 1, 2018

THE STAR WARS COOKBOOK: HAN SANDWICHES AND OTHER GALACTIC SNACKS

book with sandwich cutters (USA)

STAR WARS: MILLENNIUM FALCON

Book and Mini-Model

hardcover with model (USA)

STAR WARS: X-WING

Book and Mini-Model

hardcover with model (USA)

July 3, 2018

STAR WARS: MAKER LAB

20 Galactic Science Projects

hardcover (USA)

July 17, 2018

STAR WARS INCREDIBUILDS: RESISTANCE BOMBER

Deluxe Book and 3D Wood Model

hardcover with model (USA)

September 4, 2018

STAR WARS COOKBOOK

hardcover (USA)

September 25, 2018

STAR WARS INCREDIBUILDS: MILLENNIUM FALCON – COLLECTOR’S EDITION BOOK  AND MODEL

Deluxe Book and 3D Wood Model

hardcover with model (USA)

October 9, 2018

STAR WARS INCREDIBUILDS: STAR DESTROYER

Deluxe Book and 3D Wood Model

hardcover with model (USA)

May 7, 2019

STAR WARS: MILLENNIUM FALCON

Book and Mega-Model

hardcover with model (USA)

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DECEMBER 15, 2017

STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI BOOK & MODEL – MAKE YOUR OWN TIE SILENCER

hardcover with model (UK)

publisher info:

illustrated by Neil Manning & Rob Ball

hardcover (32 pages)

Egmont UK

ISBN 978-1-4052-8788-3

£ 8.99

solicitation copy:

Learn about Kylo Ren’s starship, the TIE silencer. Press out pieces to build your own model of Kylo Ren’s TIE while reading about some of the new ships and characters from Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

link:

UK: amazon

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DECEMBER 26, 2017

STAR WARS ART STUDIO

kit with book (USA)

publisher info:

kit with book (128 pages)

Thunder Bay Press

ISBN 978-1-6841-2213-4

$ 24.99

solicitation copy:

Let the Force and this kit guide you to great artwork!

Learn to draw and paint your favorite Star Wars characters! Easy-to-follow instructions and details will help you create your favorite characters just like the professionals. Included in the kit are 3 watercolor paints, 2 paintbrushes, a palette, a drawing pencil, 7 colored pencils, a fine-line marker, a kneaded eraser, a sharpener, and a 128-page project book to bring these characters to life! Greeting cards, party decorations, and lunchbox surprises are more fun when you make them yourself, and this Star Wars Art Studio kit will help you get started!

Detailed instructions to draw and paint your favorite Star Wars characters
such as Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, R2-D2, C-3P0, Han Solo,
Chewbacca, Yoda, Darth Vader, and more.
– Kit includes a 96-page project book, 3 watercolor paints, 2 paintbrushes,
palette, drawing pencil, 7 colored pencils, fine-line marker, kneaded
eraser, and sharpener.
– Project book shows easy-to-follow steps and information on each character.

link:

USA: amazon

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JANUARY 23, 2018

THE STAR WARS COOKBOOK: BB ATE

Awaken to the Force of Breakfast and Brunch

hardcover (USA)

publisher info:

by Lara Starr

illustrated by Matthew Carden

hardcover (60 pages)

Chronicle Books

ISBN 978-1-4521-6298-0

$ 18.99

Kindle ebook (60 pages)

Chronicle Books

$ 15.55

solicitation copy:

Awaken your inner Force with 29 intergalactic breakfast recipes. Fuel up with Han’s Soloatmeal, battle hunger with Admiral Ackbars, and so much more! These easy-to-make, mouthwatering recipes feature characters and scenes from Star Wars: The Force Awakens as well as from the upcoming film Star Wars: The Last Jedi. And photographs featuring Star Wars figurines re-creating epic moments from the films provide an extra helping of humor.

initial solicitation copy:

This breakfast and brunch cookbook features more than 25 Star Wars-themed treats, all delectably destined to give Padawans and their parents an energized start to the day. Each recipe features characters, scenes, and tropes from Episodes VII and VIII, and serves up Star Wars-infused updates on breakfast and brunch classics, such as French toast, pancakes, egg dishes, and more, in addition to sides, spreads, and beverages.

links:

USA: amazon / amazon Kindle

UK: amazon

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MARCH 13, 2018

STAR WARS DROIDS: MAD LIBS

softcover (USA)

publisher info:

written by Brandon T. Snider

softcover (48 pages)

Random House

ISBN 978-1-5247-8633-5

$ 4.99

solicitation copy:

A Mad Libs starring R2-D2, C-3PO, BB-8, K-2S0, and all the other charming, heroic, loveable droids from the Star Wars franchise!

Some Star Wars fans argue that the true heroes of the films aren’t actually Luke, Leia, or Obi-Wan…the real heroes are the droids! If you’re a fan of R2, C-3PO, BB-8, and K-2S0, then this is the Mad Libs for you! Droids Mad Libs features 21 stories inspired by all the films of the Star Wars Saga and all the droids that you know and love. It’s a whole new way to interact with your favorite Star Wars characters!

links:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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APRIL 24, 2018

STAR WARS: RETURN OF THE JEDI NOTEBOOK COLLECTION

set of 3 softcovers (USA)

publisher info:

set of 3 softcovers (64 pages each)

Chronicle Books

ISBN 978-1-4521-6276-8

$ 12.95

solicitation copy:

This distinctive notebook collection showcases gorgeous vintage posters and concept artwork from the ultimate film in the original Star Wars trilogy. Each notebook features lightly ruled interiors with quotations from the film, plus additional artwork on the inside and back covers.

links:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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MAY 1, 2018

THE STAR WARS COOKBOOK: HAN SANDWICHES AND OTHER GALACTIC SNACKS

book with sandwich cutters (USA)

publisher info:

by Lara Starr

hardcover (64 pages)

Chronicle Books

ISBN 978-1-4521-6299-7

$ 22.99

solicitation copy:

Take your sandwich game to the next level with Chewbacca and Millennium Falcon-shaped sandwich cutters! From sandwiches to soups, salads, and desserts, these easy-to-make, irresistible lunch recipes feature iconic Han and Chewbacca-themed scenes from across the saga, as well as from the new Han Solo film. Photographs featuring Star Wars figurines re-creating epic moments from the films provide an extra helping of humor.

links:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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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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JULY 3, 2018

STAR WARS: MAKER LAB

20 Galactic Science Projects

hardcover (US)

publisher info:

written by Cole Horton & Liz Heinecke

hardcover (160 pages)

DK Publishing

ISBN 978-1-4654-6712-6

$ 19.99

solicitation copy:

Ever wanted to move things without touching them like a Jedi can? Or grow your own kyber crystal? Or maybe explode a balloon with a beam of energy, just like the Death Star? Now you can!

With 20 amazing projects, Star Wars Maker Lab teaches your budding Padawan how to become a Master of science, in both the real world and the Star Wars galaxy. Using clear step-by-step instructions, the book guides home scientists and makers through each exciting experiment–from making Jabba’s gooey slime or a hovering landspeeder, to an Ewok catapult and a glowing Gungan Globe of Peace. Each experiment has fact-filled panels to explain the real-world science as well as the Star Wars science fiction from the movies.

With projects that are out of this world, this fantastic Star Wars book can keep children entertained for hours, making use of many household items such as cardboard tubes, baking soda, cornstarch, straws, balloons, and food coloring. There is also plenty to keep more adventurous scientists enthralled, with instructions to make your own bristlebot mouse droid, lightsaber duel, and Mustafar volcano. Star Wars Maker Lab supports STREAM topics and helps children to learn the basics of science by traveling through the Star Wars galaxy. May the (static) Force be with you!

links:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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JULY 17, 2018

STAR WARS INCREDIBUILDS: RESISTANCE BOMBER

Deluxe Book and 3D Wood Model

hardcover with model (US)

publisher info:

written by Daniel Wallace

hardcover (32 pages)
Insight Editions
ISBN 978-1-68298-180-1
$ 19.99

solicitation copy:

Build your own Resistance Bomber with this IncrediBuilds: Star Wars model kit, featuring a full-color book packed with facts and trivia on the famous starship and the Resistance fleet.

Build and color your own Resistance Bomber 3D model!

The Resistance Bomber is yours to build and customize with this Star Wars wood model set. The accompanying 32-page book is full of information on the Resistance Bomber—from its technical capabilities to its role in the Resistance’s war against the First Order—and the fleet that it supports, including Mon Calamari cruisers and Hammerhead corvettes. The book is packed with exciting imagery and includes behind-the-scenes insights on the creation of the Star Wars universe. The wood model is easy to assemble and snaps together to form a dynamic displayable version of the Resistance Bomber that fans will love!

Includes:

– Laser-cut, FSC-certified wood sheet with easy-to-assemble pieces
– Step-by-step instructions
– Coloring and crafting ideas and a Resistance Bomber book

Skill Level: Advanced

link:

USA: amazon

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SEPTEMBER 4, 2018

STAR WARS COOKBOOK

hardcover (US)

publisher info:

hardcover (96 pages)

DK Publishing

ISBN 978-1-4654-7320-2

$ 16.99

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SEPTEMBER 25, 2017

STAR WARS INCREDIBUILDS: MILLENNIUM FALCON – COLLECTOR’S EDITION BOOK AND MODEL

Deluxe Book and 3D Wood Model

hardcover with model (US)

publisher info:

hardcover (48 pages)
Insight Editions

ISBN 978-1-68298-243-3
$ 180.00

solicitation copy:

Build your own 18-inch model of the Millennium Falcon and learn all about the iconic Star Wars spaceship in this collectible IncrediBuilds book and model set.

Discover this exciting Star Wars book and model set that bring to life the “fastest hunk of junk in the galaxy”: the Millennium Falcon. The full-color, hardcover book includes everything you need to know about the Millennium Falcon, from basic flight and weapons capabilities to its famous owners, notable battles, and behind-the-scenes secrets, including a wealth of previously unseen content. The collectible wooden model is easy to assemble and snaps together to form a stunning, displayable 18-inch version of this fan favorite Star Wars spacecraft.

Includes:
– Laser-cut, FSC-certified wood sheet with easy-to-assemble pieces
– Step-by-step instructions
– A Millennium Falcon guidebook, Inside the Fastest Hunk of Junk in the Galaxy

Skill Level: Expert

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OCTOBER 9, 2018

STAR WARS INCREDIBUILDS: STAR DESTROYER

Deluxe Book and 3D Wood Model

hardcover with model (US)

publisher info:

hardcover (32 pages)
Insight Editions
ISBN 978-1-68298-241-9
$ 19.99

solicitation copy:

Build your own Imperial Star Destroyer with this IncrediBuilds: Star Wars model kit, featuring a full-color book packed with facts and trivia on the evolution of this fearsome starship.

Build and color your own 3D model of the Imperial Star Destroyer!

The Galactic Empire’s infamous capital ship is yours to build and customize with this interactive Star Wars wood model set. The accompanying 32-page book gives readers the full run-down on the evolution of the Star Destroyer, from the antecedent versions used in the Clone Wars, through their major role in the Galactic Civil War, to their function under the command of the First Order. The ship’s full technical capabilities are explored through fascinating facts and exciting imagery, and amazing behind-the-scenes information illuminates how the filmmakers behind the Star Wars saga brought Star Destroyers to the screen throughout the years. The wood model is easy to assemble and snaps together to form a dynamic displayable version of the Imperial Star Destroyer that fans will love!

Includes:
– Laser-cut, FSC-certified wood sheet with easy-to-assemble pieces
– Step-by-step instructions
– Coloring and crafting ideas and a Star Destroyer book

Skill Level: Advanced

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Also in 2018?

THE MOVIEMAKING MAGIC OF STAR WARS: CREATURES & ALIENS

A Cinemagic Book

part of the Journey to Star Wars: The Last Jedi publishing program

hardcover (US)

publisher info:

written by Mark Salisbury

hardcover

Abrams Books

solicitation copy:

The first in an immersive line of behind-the-scenes books for kids, Star Wars Moviemaking Magic: Creatures and Aliens uses the strange, creepy, and iconic creatures and aliens of the entire saga as a lens through which younger readers will enjoy a visual and interactive tour of the history of moviemaking and special effects. Exhaustively researched; includes archival interviews with iconic talent such as Ralph McQuarrie and Stuart Freeborn, along with new, exclusive interviews with Neal Scanlan, Doug Chiang, and Dave Filoni.

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May 7, 2019

STAR WARS: MILLENNIUM FALCON

Book and Mega-Model

hardcover with model (US-version of the October 5, 2017 UK book)

publisher info:

book (32 pages)
Studio Fun International
ISBN 978-0-7944-4207-1
$ 10.99

solicitation copy:

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

Read about and build the fastest ship in the galaxy with this out-of-this-world kit! Learn the ins and outs of the Millennium Falcon, and then build your own sturdy foam mega model and become a part of this interplanetary adventure.

link:

UK: amazon

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