'Star Wars' films to become Little Golden Books -- exclusive
As the world prepares for the release of Star Wars Anthology: Rogue One, the now-legendary tales of Star Wars are being released in a brand new, kid-friendly format: For the first time, Star Wars retellings will be available as Little Golden Books from Random House, EW reports exclusively.
The first six books in this series will be released on July 28: The Phantom Menace, Attack of the Clones, Revenge of the Sith, A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi. Each book will feature a custom gold spine, showing popular characters from the Star Wars galaxy.
“The Star Wars franchise has woven itself into the hearts and minds of generations of fans, many of whom read Little Golden Books as children,” said Jeanne Mosure, Senior Vice President, Group Publisher, Disney Publishing Worldwide in a release. “We’re very excited to be incorporating Little Golden Books into our overarching strategy so parents can now introduce their own children to the wonders of the galaxy through this classic format.”
A boxed set of these first six Star Wars Little Golden Books will be available on September 1, 2015. Check out the six covers below: