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New Children’s Star Wars Books Dropping This Fall

Most parents (the good ones, that is) will use the films to introduce their children to the Original Trilogy, but Disney Publishing Worldwide (announced through the Star Wars main site) wants everyone to consider using books as well.  The 4 new OT focused kids books sounds like a great way to get kids to read despite all the technological distractions these days. And they might possibly be arriving just in time for Star Wars Reads Day in October Read more

Star Wars: Jedi Academy: Return of the Padawan

Jedi Academy

The second Jedi Academy book from Jeffrey Brown now has cover art! Link
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Darth Vader Tells Bedtime Stories In New Book


Jeffrey Brown, who previously authored the New York Times Bestsellers Darth Vader and Son and Vader’s Little Princess, has another book in the ‘series’ up his sleeves. The official Star Wars site unveiled Goodnight Darth Vader, where Vader’s parenting skills are put to the test once again as he attempts to satiate Luke and Leia’s desire for a great bedtime story. I don’t know how you’d fall asleep to his booming voice and breathing, but hey, kids can do some pretty amazing things. Read more

William Shakespeare’s The Empire Striketh Back Cover Art

William Shakespeare

Here’s a look at the stunning art for the upcoming William Shakespeare’s The Empire Striketh Back! Link
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The Essential Characters Now Listed as Cancelled

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UPDATE: LucasBooks Senior Editor Jennifer Heddle has confirmed to us that The Essential Characters has indeed been cancelled.

Earlier this week, we brought you the news that the upcoming The Essential Characters is now listed as cancelled on the edelweiss online catalog. Link

Edelweiss is the official platform dozens of publishers and distributors use for their online catalogs, so it can be considered trustworthy. However, in this case, perhaps it’s just this version of the Essential Characters that has been cancelled. We’re likely to see this publication in some form, but probably after the sequel trilogy dust settles a bit. Of course, this is speculation at this point.
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JAT 365: 365 Inspirations for the Pursuit of your Dreams


This isn’t something we normally do here at Knights’ Archive. I want to help spread the word about a non-Star Wars item, but it’s from one of the most recognizable actors in Star Wars. Voice actor extraordinaire James Arnold Taylor (Obi-Wan Kenobi, The Clone Wars) has a new book out, and it’s worth your consideration! Link
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Star Wars Storyboards: The Original Trilogy Cover Art


Cover art for the upcoming Star Wars Storyboards: The Original Trilogy has been posted online! Link
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Star Wars: Death Star Owner’s Technical Manual 23-Page Excerpt!

Death Star

You will love this! Random House has updated their Star Wars: Death Star Owner’s Technical Manual product page to include a 23-page excerpt! Link
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Star Wars Art: Concept Limited Edition

Star Wars Art

Here’s what looks to be the final cover for the upcoming Star Wars: Art Concept Limited Edition. Link
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William Shakespeare’s The Jedi Doth Return

William Shakespeare

It’s now official: Ian Doescher will complete the original Star Wars trilogy with William Shakespeare’s The Jedi Doth Return! Link (Quirk Books product page)
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William Shakespeare’s The Empire Striketh Back

William Shakespeare

Update (10.5.13): As revealed today through Geekosystem, William Shakespeare’s The Empire Striketh Back is currently in production, with a current release date of March 25, 2014. (The Quirk Books product page says the 25th. Link )
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William Shakespeare’s Star Wars Audiobook Excerpt

William Shakespeare

The magnificent William Shakespeare’s Star Wars is now available in audio format! Check out the audio excerpt below!
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