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October 9, 2015 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Comic Books, Conventions, Events, Marvel, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Star Wars Rebels, Television, Video Games | Leave a comment

Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Book News

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Mask Book: Which Side Are You On?

Experience Star Wars a whole new way with this storybook that includes four press-out three-dimensional masks of Chewbacca, Poe Dameron, a stormtrooper, and Kylo Ren!

Reenact exciting adventures and play along with your favorite characters! Featuring highlights from The Force Awakens, this engaging, interactive storybook includes press-out three-dimensional masks for hours of creative playtime fun.

Release Date: July 26, 2016
Price: $11.99 USD, $14.99
Details: Trade paperback, Ages 3 to 6, 24 pages, 9″ x 11″, Studio Fun

Star Wars: The Chewbacca Story

This complete retelling about Chewbacca comes with a supercool toy Chewbacca head that makes a sound just like a Wookiee!

This full-color, interactive retelling of the Chewbacca story features Chewbacca highlights from A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back, Return of the Jedi, and The Force Awakens. The collectible Chewbacca toy features a button-activated Wookiee sound that kids will be prompted to start throughout for a feature-rich storytime experience. The front cover is die-cut over the sculpted head to allow Chewbacca to appear on every spread of the book.

Release Date: August 23, 2016
Price: $17.99 USD, $22.99 CAD
Details: Hardcover, Ages 6 to 9, 32 pages, 11″ x 11″, Studio Fun

Star Wars Tales From a Galaxy Far, Far Away by Jason Fry

A 240-page book filled with short stories about favorite alien characters in Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

Release Date: April 26, 2016
Price: $12.99 USD, $13.99 CAD
Details: Hardcover, Ages 8 to 12, 240 pages, Disney Lucasfilm Press

Star Wars: Ship Factory

Become a Star Wars ship expert and build your own Millennium Falcon, the new TIE fighter, and Kylo Ren’s soon-to-be-revealed ship. Choose your favorite and add lights to make it supercool!

Discover many different kinds of Star Wars spacecraft, and then build a few! This complete kit includes everything kids need to assemble the Millennium Falcon, a new TIE fighter, and Kylo Ren’s ship, plus a full-color paperback reveals fun ship facts. Included within are instructions and press-outs to construct the ships, stickers, and an LED light pack to light up one of the constructed ships.

Release Date: August 23, 2016
Price: $19.99 USD, $25.99 CAD
Details: Ages 6 to 14, 32 pages, 9.1″ x 11″, Studio Fun

Star Wars: Aliens of the Galaxy

Discover the essential details of the best-loved creatures from the Star Wars universe in this ultracool book with a giant foldout that features new aliens from Star Wars: The Force Awakens!

From the Jawas to Wookiees and more, learn all about the coolest and weirdest creatures in the Star Wars galaxy. Each page of this clever book uncovers amazing info and little-known facts about your favorite Star Wars alien beings. Open up the pages of the foldout to reveal even more Star Wars creatures!

Release Date: July 5, 2016
Price: $12.99 USD, $16.99 CAD
Details: Hardcover, Ages 6 to 9, 42 pages, 10.3″ x 9.5″, Studio Fun

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