film trilogy that will bridge the storyline in anticipation of December 2015’s
Star Wars: Episode VII
The global publishing program will see adaptations of the classic film trilogy from bestselling children’s authors Tom Angleberger, Tony DiTerlizzi, Adam Gidwitz and R.J. Palacio.
The Adventures of Luke Skywalker, Jedi Knight
, is a picture book illustrated with concept art created by Ralph McQuarrie for the original
films. The book will combine the storyline of all three original films and will be available in October.
Additional titles to follow include new retellings of
Star Wars: A New Hope
Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back
Star Wars: Return of the Jedi
by Tom Angleberger.
“We continue to explore ways to introduce new fans to Star Wars,” says Carol Roeder, director, Lucasfilm franchise publishing, Disney Publishing Worldwide. “By publishing dynamic interpretations of classic
Meet the authors of the new books in this preview video:
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