Essential reading for Star Wars fans

The Force is strong in Hampshire Libraries right now, and If you’re as excited about the new Star Wars film being released tomorrow as we are, you’ll love this list of books and ebooks & DVDs. Join, borrow, renew and reserve, for free!

Ebook collection

Take a look at our amazing range of Star Wars ebooks, available at the tip of your fingers. Everything from Ian Doescher’s Star Wars themed Shakespeare retellings to Ryder Windham’s famous novels.

Classic Star Wars: The early adventures, Archie Goodman

Darth Vader has a problem. The rebels are trawling the galaxy for support for their cause. If the Empire attack, sympathy for Luke Skywalker and his companions will rise, which is something Darth Vader cannot afford.

In the shadows of their fathers, Thomas Andrews, Scott Allie & Adriana Mello

21 years before the Battle of Yavin, Anakin Skywalker betrayed the people of Jabiim and their leader, Gillmun, leaving them to a Separatist army. Now, a year after the first Death Star’s destruction, only a decimated resistance remains to fight the Separatists – and Luke Skywalker has come to persuade them to join the Rebellion.

LEGO Star Wars in 100 scenes, Daniel Lipkowitz

This fun LEGO Star Wars book retells the six Star Wars films in 100 iconic scenes using LEGO Star Wars sets and minifigures. Relive the amazing Star Wars adventure in miniature form with this humorous retelling of the LEGO Star Wars complete saga. Read fascinating LEGO Star Wars facts and behind-the-scenes information about the Star Wars films and rediscover your favourite LEGO Star Wars minifigures, such as the LEGO Darth Vader and LEGO Luke Skywalker, and LEGO Star Wars sets as part of the epic Star Wars story.

Star Wars: Absolutely everything you need to know, Adam Bray, Kerry Dougherty, Cole Horton & Michael Kogge

This work is crammed with weird and wonderful Star Wars trivia, strange-but-true facts and fascinating ‘Did you know?’ Q&As. Find out who cleans the floors of the Death Stars and what takes 1000 years to digest its victims! From movie-making trivia to quirky facts you never knew you never knew, this book will excite new and old fans alike.

Star Wars: character encyclopaedia, Dorling Kindersley

Everything you ever wanted to know about your favourite classic Star Wars characters! If your child loves Star Wars then let them meet the characters from their favourite movie franchise. From heroes like Luke Skywalker and C-3PO, to villains like Darth Vader. They’ll learn the ins and outs, ups and downs and secret info on all their favourite characters. Focused entirely on the characters from the classic Star Wars series , this chunky encyclopedia will take them from A to Z in the Star Wars empire.

Star Wars: Clone wars adventures, Haden Blackman

The Clone Wars makes the Star Wars Galaxy a whole lot bigger, faster and boiling with action! Bridging the gap between Star Wars: Attack of the Clones – Episode 2 and the forthcoming Episode 3, these epic new tales find such Star Wars legends as Obi-Wan Kenobi, Anakin Skywalker, Yoda and Mace Windu battling to stem the advance of the Seperatist Army’s battledroids as they swarm from planet to planet. Featuring the gorgeous art style of genius cartoon creator Genndy Tartakovsky (Samurai Jack), this is a jump to light speed for Star Wars lovers of all ages!

Star Wars: Episode 3, DVD

Get reacquainted with the last Star Wars film release back in 2005. Years after the onset of the Clone Wars, the noble Jedi Knights lead a massive clone army into a galaxy-wide battle against the Separatists. When the sinister Sith unveil a thousand-year-old plot to rule the galaxy, the Republic crumbles and from its ashes rises the evil Galactic Empire. Jedi hero Anakin Skywalker is seduced by the dark side of the Force to become the Emperor’s new apprentice — Darth Vader. The Jedi are decimated, as Obi-Wan Kenobi and Jedi Master Yoda are forced into hiding. The only hope for the galaxy are Anakin’s own offspring — the twin children born in secrecy who will grow up to become heroes.

 

 

 

 

 

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