Star Wars: The New Essential Guide to Characters

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Ballantine Books, 2002 - Fiction - 221 pages
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The Star Wars universe is expanding faster than ever before, and Star Wars: The Essential Guide to Characters has received an exciting new face-lift–with completely updated text and more than a hundred brand new, full-color illustrations by extraordinary new artist Michael Sutfin.

This all-new Essential Guide features detailed profiles of more than one hundred and thirty characters from across the Star Wars galaxy, including all of your favorites–such as Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, Princess Leia, Darth Vader, and Mara Jade–as well as, from Episode II:

• Jango Fett • Count Dooku • Anakin Skywalker • Zam Wesell

And the key players from Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace:

• Queen Amidala • Qui-Gon Jinn • Mace Windu • Darth Maul

Here is complete, updated coverage of the novels from the incredible New Jedi Order and all of the classic movies, books, comics, TV specials, games, and the rest of the Star Wars universe.

This must-have book describes the essential history and personal data for each character–with vital statistics, homeworlds, and political affiliations.

More characters, more information, brilliant artwork–the Essential Guides are hotter than ever!

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User Review  - prek3mom -

This was a nicely done book. All of the star wars characters were represented which helped me to identify all of the characters that my 3 year old loves! For my 3 year old a little too many words and not enough pictures. Read full review

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User Review  - trgill -

This book tells you the background history and some of the future of droids from the Star Wars saga. Some of the material is a bit mature for kids less than 10 however. Very detailed and imaginative and fills in a lot of details about the saga that I hadnt even thought about. Read full review


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Daniel Wallace is the author of numerous Star Wars books including several in the Essential Guide series and sourcebooks for the Star Wars Roleplaying Game. Daniel was educated at Michigan State University receiving an advertising degree. He is currently pursuing an MBA degree at Wayne State University.

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