Non-Fiction (juvenile)

Do you 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!

Enjoy! Happy reading and collecting!!!!

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March 3, 2020

BE MORE STAR WARS

Wisdom from a Galaxy Far, far Away

boxed set (USA)

April 7, 2020

STAR WARS: EXTRAORDINARY DROIDS

hardcover (USA)

April 14, 2020

STAR WARS: BOOK OF LISTS

A Galaxy’s Worth of Trivia in 100 Lists

hardcover (USA)

April 21, 2020

STAR WARS: HOW TO SPEAK ASTROMECH WITH BB-8

A Communication Manual

hardcover (USA)

August 6, 2020

STAR WARS ANNUAL 2021

hardcover (UK)

August 25, 2020

STAR WARS BATTLE STATIONS ACTIVITY BOOK AND MODEL SET – MAKE YOUR OWN AT-AT

hardcover (USA)

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

hardcover (USA)

STAR WARS: ROGUE ONE BOOK AND MODEL SET – MAKE YOUR OWN U-WING

hardcover (USA)

STAR WARS SMUGGLER’S SHIP ACTIVITY BOOK AND MODEL SET – MAKE YOUR OWN MILLENNIUM FALCON

hardcover (USA)

September 29, 2020

STAR WARS ORIGAMI 2

36 More Projects from a Galaxy Far, far Away

softcover (USA)

THE SUPER COOL SCIENCE OF STAR WARS

The Saber-Swirling Science Behind the Death Star, Aliens, and Life in that Galaxy Far, Far Away!

softcover (USA)

October 6, 2020

STAR WARS BAKING

hardcover (USA)

October 20, 2020

THE STAR WARS BOOK

Expand Your Knowledge of a Galaxy Far, Far Away

hardcover (USA)

November 3, 2020

STAR WARS PAPER MODELS

softcover (USA)

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MARCH 3, 2020

BE MORE STAR WARS

Wisdom from a Galaxy Far, Far Away

boxed set (USA)

publisher info:

written by Christian Blauvelt

hardcover (265 pages)
DK Publishing
ISBN 978-1-4654-9242-5
$ 38.99

collects the following previously-released books:

– STAR WARS: BE MORE VADER (Assertive Thinking from the Dark Side)

– STAR WARS: BE MORE YODA (Mindful Thinking from a Galaxy Far, Far Away)

– STAR WARS: BE MORE LANDO (How to get What You Want and Look Good Doing It)

– STAR WARS: BE MORE LEIA (Find Your Rebel Voice and Fight the System)

solicitation copy:

The ultimate Star Wars guide to living your best life. Star Wars quotes, tongue-in-cheek advice, and iconic movie scenes make this box set of four novelty Star Wars books the perfect gift for colleagues, friends, and Star Wars fans everywhere.

With quotes from your favorite Star Wars characters, including Darth Vader, Yoda, Princess Leia, and Lando Calrissian, this witty collection includes advice on everything from getting ahead in business and enjoying life at the top, to righting social wrongs and embracing mindfulness in your galaxy.

Each book contains quotes, lighthearted text and full-color movie stills from a range of wise Star Wars characters. Let Kylo Ren teach you how to deal with pressure, discover Rey’s thoughts about trusting your instincts, and hear what Yoda has to say about the power of play.

The box set includes four fantastic Be More… books:
– Be More Vader: assertive thinking from the dark side
– Be More Yoda: mindful thinking from a galaxy far, far away
– Be More Leia: find your rebel voice and fight the system
– Be More Lando: how to get what you want (and look good doing it)

So if you’re ready to live your best life, it’s time to ask yourself, „What would Yoda do?“

links:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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APRIL 7, 2020

STAR WARS: EXTRAORDINARY DROIDS

hardcover (USA)

publisher info:

hardcover (128 pages)
DK Publishing
ISBN 978-1-4654-9006-3
$ 16.99

solicitation copy:

Find the droids you know and love and discover new favourites along the way.

A charming, informative guide to the droids of a galaxy far, far away

This Star Wars encyclopedia with a twist showcases a world of droids in closeup detail. Arranged from biggest to smallest, the droids of the galaxy are revealed with stunning photography and gorgeous illustrations. The evocative descriptions will delight children and let them discover amazing droid facts, such as how R2-D2 goes down stairs and why GNK droids make a “gonk gonk” noise!

Each page features fun droid facts and detailed closeup photographs for children to pore over, including firm favorites such as C-3PO and BB-8, as well more unusual ones such as Professor Huyang, the midwife droid, and the laundry droid.

With foil on the cover and gilded edges, Star Wars Extraordinary Droids is a perfect gift for children who can’t get enough of a galaxy far, far away. The book covers droids big and small, kind and scary, and will be a treasured favorite book.

preview:

links:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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APRIL 14, 2020

STAR WARS: BOOK OF LISTS

A Galaxy’s Worth of Trivia in 100 Lists

hardcover (USA)

publisher info:

written by Cole Horton

becker&mayer!

hardcover (224 pages)

ISBN 978-0-7603-6563-2

$ 24.99

solicitation copy:

Star Wars: The Book of Lists takes a fascinating look at the galaxy far, far away through trivia culled from both on-screen and off over the history of the franchise. More than a simple accounting of fan-favorite characters or biggest opening weekends, this book is a compendium of the most compelling facts about the saga and fandom summarized in 100 lists.

Find out these fun facts and more with comprehensive lists covering everything you’d want to know about the characters, creatures, ships, planets, and more:

  • Which character has been to the most planets?
  • What are the deadliest creatures in the galaxy?
  • Who shared the most memorable kisses?
  • Which actors have voiced the most characters?
  • What are some of the most surprising cameos?

Compiling a galaxy’s worth of trivia and information about the Star Wars Universe, Star Wars: The Book of Lists is an entertainingly accessible trivia format for both hardcore fans and casual viewers.

links:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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APRIL 21, 2020

STAR WARS: HOW TO SPEAK ASTROMECH WITH BB-8

A Communication Manual

hardcover (USA)

publisher info:

written by I.M. Rollin

illustrated by JAKe

Chronicle Books

hardcover (24 pages)

ISBN 978-1-7972-0177-1

$ 16.95

solicitation copy:

Featuring one of the most popular characters from the new Star Wars films, How to Speak Astromech with BB-8 collects 10 essential BB sounds alongside tongue-in-cheek translations and playful illustrations.

Ten droidspeak audio clips, translation and conversation tips, and funny illustrated scenarios help readers understand and get the best out of their own droid companion in a galaxy far, far away.

This sound-driven operator’s guide demonstrates the many amazing qualities of the BB-series of astromechs—including bravery, resourcefulness, curiosity, comedy, and more— all through the entertaining adventures of BB-8.

  • New insights on a beloved character that will delight Star Wars fans of all ages
  • Follows the success of the sound books How to Speak Wookiee and How to Speak Droid with R2-D2
  • Packed with inside jokes

BB-8’s (frankly adorable) ball-droid construction, spherical mobility, handy tool bays, dedication and loyalty to their owners make them great mechanical allies and friends.

This sound book celebrates the Star Wars droids and all their quirky traits.

• A celebration of the fan favorite BB-8 and fresh fun from the new trilogy and beyond
• A perfect gift for Star Wars fans of all ages

from the publisher:

The BB-series of astromechs are as distinctive as they are indispensable. Known for their (frankly adorable) ball-droid construction, spherical mobility, handy tool bays, and dedication and loyalty to their owners, these droids make great mechanical allies – and friends. This sound-driven operator’s guide demonstrates the series’ many amazing qualities – including heroism, resourcefulness, determination, and more – all through the entertaining adventures of BB-8. Readers can press the buttons on the built-in, BB-8–shaped sound module to hear 10 droidspeak audio clips, each accompanied in the book by translation, conversation tips, and funny illustrated scenarios to help readers understand and get the best out of their own droid companion in a galaxy far, far away.

I. M. ROLLIN is an expert on astromech language and maintenance.He is the author of the Galactic News bestselling book Roll Your Wayto the Top (But Be Kind Along the Way). He splits his time betweenTatooine and San Francisco.

JAKe was born in England, but raised by Wookiees, and is conversationalin Astromech so long as he sticks to the present tense. Artist on a numberof official Star Wars products, he lives and works in London.

links:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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AUGUST 6, 2020

STAR WARS ANNUAL 2021

hardcover (UK)

publisher info:

hardcover (72 pages)
Egmont UK
ISBN 978-1-4052-9730-1
£ 7.99

solicitation copy:

This Annual is the perfect Christmas gift for Star Wars fans!

With a full round-up of the 9 saga movies, this Annual is the complete guide to everyone’s favourite franchise. Relive all the action and adventure of the 3 Star Wars trilogies with stories, fun facts, activities, posters and more! Includes The Rise of Skywalker new characters, movie moments and more!

links:

USA: amazon 

UK: amazon

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AUGUST 25, 2020

STAR WARS BATTLE STATIONS ACTIVITY BOOK AND MODEL SET – MAKE YOUR OWN AT-AT

US-edition of the June 2, 2016 Egmont UK original

hardcover (USA)

publisher info:

hardcover (44 pages)
Insight Editions
ISBN 978-1-6829-8623-3
$ 11.99

solicitation copy:

Build your own 3D AT-AT walker model from the Star Wars films and solve interactive puzzles in the attached activity book!

Follow the easy step-by-step instructions to build a model of the All Terrain Armored Transport, aka the AT-AT walker! Press out the cardboard pieces and read the accompanying book filled with facts, fun activities, and games featuring your favorite characters from the Star Wars universe.

Includes:
– Step-by-step instructions
– Easy-to-assemble pieces
– Activity book filled with puzzles, riddles, and more!

links:

USA: amazon 

UK: amazon 

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

US-edition of the December 15, 2017 Egmont UK original

hardcover (USA)

publisher info:

written by Katrina Pallant

hardcover (44 pages)
Insight Editions
ISBN 978-1-6829-8624-0
$ 11.99

solicitation copy:

Build your own 3D TIE silencer from Star Wars: The Last Jedi and learn all about the different starships from the film.

Follow the easy step-by-step instructions to build a model of the TIE silencer from Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Press out the cardboard pieces to create the multipurpose gunship, and read the accompanying book filled with facts about ships from Episode VIII.

Includes:

  • Step-by-step instructions

  • Easy-to-assemble pieces

  • A guidebook to the characters and starships in Star Wars: The Last Jedi

links:

USA: amazon 

UK: amazon 

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STAR WARS: ROGUE ONE BOOK AND MODEL SET – MAKE YOUR OWN U-WING

US-edition of the December 16, 2016 Egmont UK original

hardcover (USA)

publisher info:

written by Katrina Pallant

hardcover (44 pages)
Insight Editions
ISBN 978-1-6829-8621-9
$ 11.99

solicitation copy:

Build your own 3D U-wing model from Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and learn all about the different starships from the film.

Follow the easy step-by-step instructions to build a model of the U-wing from Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and support the Rebellion! Press out the cardboard pieces to create the multipurpose gunship and read the accompanying book filled with facts about the ships from the Rogue One film.

Includes:
– Step-by-step instructions
– Easy-to-assemble pieces
– A guidebook to the characters and starships in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

links:

USA: amazon 

UK: amazon 

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STAR WARS SMUGGLER’S SHIP ACTIVITY BOOK AND MODEL SET – MAKE YOUR OWN MILLENNIUM FALCON

US-edition of the June 2, 2016 Egmont UK original

hardcover (USA)

publisher info:

hardcover (44 pages)
Insight Editions
ISBN 978-1-6829-8622-6
$ 11.99

solicitation copy:

Build your own 3D Millennium Falcon from the Star Wars films and solve interactive puzzles in the attached activity book!

Follow the easy step-by-step instructions to build a model of the fastest hunk of junk in the galaxy! Press out the cardboard pieces and read the accompanying book filled with facts, fun activities, and games featuring the Millennium Falcon and your favorite characters from the Star Wars universe.

Includes:
– Step-by-step instructions
– Easy-to-assemble pieces
– Activity book filled with puzzles, riddles, and more!

links:

USA: amazon 

UK: amazon 

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SEPTEMBER 29, 2020

STAR WARS ORIGAMI 2

36 More Projects from a Galaxy Far, far Away

softcover (USA)

publisher info:

written by Chris Alexander

softcover (368 pages)
Workman Publishing
ISBN 978-1-5235-0873-0

$ 22.95

solicitation copy:

The folds are strong with this one! Star Wars Origami, the original, is a blockbuster of an origami book with 783,000 copies in print. Now comes the long-awaited sequel, featuring 36 all-new projects from a galaxy far, far away—that of the five newest Star Wars movies.

Created by the original origami master and Star Wars maven Chris Alexander, who travels around the country to fold at Star Wars conventions and convocations, Star Wars Origami2 is a mix of characters, ships, droids, and weapons. Here’s Kylo Ren and Supreme Leader Snoke, BB-8 and a Bobblehead Porg, Lando Calrissian and Zorii Bliss, a Jedi Starfighter, Poe Dameron’s X-Wing, lightsabers, and more. The book begins with an introduction to origami definitions, symbols, and basic folds, and then it’s off to the ingenious origami projects (all of which come with completely illustrated step-by-step directions). Bound in the back: 44 specially designed folding sheets, printed on special origami paper. These sheets are meticulously illustrated to help each Star Wars origami project come alive.

initial solicitation copy:

A brand-new book of Star Wars Origami, following in the footsteps of the original bestseller. Here are all-new origami figures to fold, featuring characters, spaceships, and more from the recent Star Wars films (Episodes 7-9), including BB8, Rey, Finn, and much more.

links:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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THE SUPER COOL SCIENCE OF STAR WARS

The Saber-Swirling Science Behind the Death Star, Aliens, and Life in that Galaxy Far, Far Away!

non-licensed softcover (USA)

publisher info:

written by Mark Brake

softcover (128 pages)
Sky Pony
ISBN 978-1-5107-5378-5
$ 12.99

solicitation copy:

Learn about the science used by Luke Skywalker, Kylo Ren, Han Solo, Chewbacca, Princess Leia, and more in the Star Wars galaxy.

Star Wars has captured the hearts and imaginations of sci-fi fans worldwide. We all marvel at its dazzling variety of aliens, spaceships, and planets. That’s because there’s something revolutionary about the actual science in Star Wars. These painted pictures from the movies make us see the universe in a new light. They inspire us to ask questions such as:

  • How much would it cost to build a Death Star?
  • Did Star Wars predict the existence of exoplanets?
  • Could a single blast from the Death Star destroy the earth?
  • Could Starkiller Base suck the energy from a star?
  • And many more!

The Super Cool Science of Star Wars is a book for any young Star Wars fan. You don’t need to be a Jedi-scientist to make the jump to light speed and find the facts behind the Star Wars galaxy!

links:

USA: amazon / amazon Kindle

UK: amazon

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OCTOBER 6, 2020

STAR WARS BAKING

hardcover (USA)

publisher info:

hardcover (128 pages)

Weldon Owen Publishing

ISBN 978-1-6818-8582-7

$ 19.99

solicitation copy:

A fun and clever baking book featuring far-out treats inspired by the Star Wars universe

Featuring the wildly popular sci-fi series, Star Wars Baking offers fans and home bakers alike the opportunity to bake stellar Star Wars-themed sweets, from cookies and cakes to pies, tarts, and more. Fan-favorite Star Wars content accompanies the recipes and full-color photography. The easy-to-master treats, inspiring imagery, and tips and tricks from the galaxy make this cookbook fun and engaging for bakers of all ages and skill levels.

links:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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OCTOBER 20, 2020

THE STAR WARS BOOK

Expand Your Knowledge of a Galaxy Far, Far Away

hardcover (USA)

publisher info:

written by Pablo Hidalgo, Cole Horton &

Dan Zehr

hardcover (256 pages)
DK Publishing

ISBN 978-1-4654-9790-1

$ 24.99

solicitation copy:

This is the Star Wars book you’re looking for.

If you want to comprehend the epic and intricate Star Wars saga, this is the book for you. It is a unique and insightful examination of this beloved franchise, including Star Wars: The MandalorianStar Wars: The Clone Wars, and Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.

Written by Star Wars experts, including fan-favorite Pablo Hidalgo, this book is packed with stunning film and TV stills, illuminating infographics and curated essays that reveal the mysteries of the Star Wars galaxy. From legendary heroes like Luke Skywalker and Leia Organa to fascinating species like the Wookiees and Tusken Raiders, this book explores the central characters, technology, governments, and events that have shaped the epic saga.

The book is divided into key subject areas – the galaxy, science and technology, the Force, the Skywalkers, galactic governments and their dissidents, and galactic denizens. Whether you are a devoted Star Wars fan or a casual reader curious to learn more, The Star Wars Book is an invaluable roadmap to this galaxy, far far away….

links:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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NOVEMBER 3, 2020

STAR WARS PAPER MODELS

softcover (USA)

publisher info:

written by Bill Scollon

softcover (88 pages)
Thunder Bay Press
ISBN 978-1-6841-2908-9

$ 24.99

solicitation copy:

Build 25 iconic Star Wars vehicles with this model-making book and fan guide.

Star Wars Paper Models contains all the materials and instructions needed to make 25 vehicles from a galaxy far, far away. Create detailed replicas of the Millennium Falcon, a TIE Fighter, and an X-wing, along with other vehicles from all three Star Wars trilogies. Also included are a special keepsake book with background information on each vehicle, and 25 trading cards (one for each model!) packed with fascinating facts. Star Wars fans of all ages will get a kick out of bringing their favorite vehicles to life with paper!

links:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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