May the 4th be with you!

Celebrate fandom on Star Wars Day, the official Star Wars holiday by turning to your neighbour and proclaiming “May the Fourth be with you” -a delightful play on words from the world’s most popular franchise.

With the exciting launch of a new trilogy of movies beginning with Star Wars: Episode VII: The Force Awakens coming in the near future, this day to celebrate the saga and its amazing fans is certain to become even bigger each year.

To help you get the party started, we’ve gone through our massive catalogue of Star Wars titles and selected a few- just to whet your appetite:

9781409348085Star Wars Year by Year: A Visual Chronicle: Celebrate four amazing decades of everything Star Wars; decade by decade, year-by-year, month-by-month. Everything is covered, from the influences and creation of all six Star Wars movies, to the toys, books and video games that have shaped the Star Wars dynasty.

How Star Wars Conquered the Universe: Why do most people know what an Ewok is, even if they haven’t seen Return of the Jedi? How 9781784970598have Star Wars action figures come to outnumber human beings? How did ‘Jedi’ become and officially recognised religion? Tracing the birth, death and rebirth of the epic universe built by George Lucas and hundreds of writers, artists, producers, and marketers, Chris Taylor jousts with modern-day Jedi, tinkers with droid builders, and gets inside Boba Fett’s helmet, all to find out how STAR WARS has attracted and inspired so many fans for so long

Star Wars: Crucible: Han Solo, Luke Skywalker, and Princess Leia 9781846056956have spent a lifetime fighting wars, bringing the Jedi back from extinction, raising families, and saving the galaxy more times than they can count. They’ve earned the right to rest on their laurels and let the younger generation shoulder the burden–but fate has another adventure in store for our heroes, a quest only they can tackle and hope to survive…

Star Wars: Kenobi: In this original novel set between the events of 9781780892580Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith and Episode IV A New Hope, Obi-Wan Kenobi comes to the aid of the residents of Tatooine during his exile. But he struggles with his new mission when he realizes that protecting Luke Skywalker–the last hope of the galaxy–means setting aside his compassion and his Jedi warrior training, for the future of the galaxy lies not with Obi-Wan Kenobi, but with a mystical desert recluse known only by the name of Crazy Old Ben.

9781409367796Star Wars: Character Encyclopedia: Everything you ever wanted to know about your favourite classic Star Wars characters! Focused entirely on the characters from the classic Star Wars series, this chunky encyclopedia will take you from A to Z in the Star Wars empire.

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