The princess, the scoundrel, and the farm boy : an original retelling of Star Wars: a new hope /

by Bracken, Alexandra [author.]; McQuarrie, Ralph [illustrator.]; Johnston, Joe [illustrator.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Los Angeles : Disney/Lucasfilm Press, 2015.Edition: First edition.Description: 317 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm.ISBN: 9781484709122; 1484709128.Other title: At the head of title: Star Wars, a new hope; Star Wars : the princess, the scoundrel, and the farm boy; New hope : the princess, the scoundrel, and the farm boy; Original retelling of Star Wars: a new hope : the princess, the scoundrel, and the farm boy.Uniform titles: Star wars (Motion picture).Subject(s): Organa, Leia (Fictitious character) -- Juvenile fiction | Solo, Han (Fictitious character) -- Juvenile fiction | Skywalker, Luke (Fictitious character) -- Juvenile fiction | Vader, Darth (Fictitious character) -- Juvenile fiction | Good and evil -- Juvenile fiction | Space warfare -- Fiction | Life on other planets -- Juvenile fiction | Extraterrestrial beings -- Juvenile fiction | Good and evil -- Fiction | Science fiction | Star wars fiction | Science fiction
Contents:
The princess -- The scoundrel -- The farm boy -- Epilogue.
Summary: Presents an illustrated retelling of the first Star Wars film in which the galaxy's fate lies in the hands of Princess Leia, Han Solo, and Luke Skywalker. The galaxy is at war. Although the Rebel Alliance has won a few battles against the Empire, hope is fading. The Empire is about to unveil the greatest weapon the galaxy has ever seen--the Death Star. The Rebels' only chance to defeat it now lies in the unlikely hands of a princess, a scoundrel, and a farm boy.
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The galaxy is at war.<br> <br> Although the Rebel Alliance has won a few battles against the Empire, hope is fading. The Empire is about to finish building the greatest weapon the galaxy has ever seen-the Death Star. The rebels' only chance to defeat it now lies in the unlikely hands of a princess, a scoundrel, and a farm boy. . . .<br> <br> Acclaimed, New York Times bestselling author Alexandra Bracken delivers a captivating retelling of Star Wars: A New Hope like you've never experienced before. Since the premier of the original film, Princess Leia, Han Solo, and Luke Skywalker have become iconic, larger-than-life characters. The Princess , the Scoundrel, and the Farm Boy takes a deeper look at these three heroes as they join forces to defeat the evil that threatens their entire galaxy.

The princess -- The scoundrel -- The farm boy -- Epilogue.

Presents an illustrated retelling of the first Star Wars film in which the galaxy's fate lies in the hands of Princess Leia, Han Solo, and Luke Skywalker. The galaxy is at war. Although the Rebel Alliance has won a few battles against the Empire, hope is fading. The Empire is about to unveil the greatest weapon the galaxy has ever seen--the Death Star. The Rebels' only chance to defeat it now lies in the unlikely hands of a princess, a scoundrel, and a farm boy.

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Horn Book Review

These adaptations--published in advance of the 2015 release of the seventh Star Wars movie--assume readers are familiar with the franchise and the plots of the original trilogy. The authors bring their own unique, fresh takes to elements not explained or mentioned in the movies. The novels include black-and-white halftone illustrations and full-color section-opening paintings by Ralph McQuarrie and Joe Johnston. [Review covers these Star Wars titles: Return of the Jedi, A New Hope, and The Empire Strikes Back.] (c) Copyright 2016. The Horn Book, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

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