Beware the power of the dark side! : an original retelling of Star Wars: Return of the Jedi /

by Angleberger, Tom [author.]; McQuarrie, Ralph [illustrator.]; Johnston, Joe [illustrator.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Los Angeles : Disney/Lucasfilm Press, 2015.Edition: First edition.Description: 412 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 21 cm.ISBN: 9781484709139 (hc.); 1484709136 (hc.).Other title: Star wars, return of the Jedi : beware the power of the dark side!; Return of the Jedi : beware the power of the dark side!.Uniform titles: Return of the Jedi (Motion picture).Subject(s): Skywalker, Luke (Fictitious character) -- Juvenile fiction | Vader, Darth (Fictitious character) -- Juvenile fiction | Organa, Leia (Fictitious character) -- Juvenile fiction | Solo, Han (Fictitious character) -- Juvenile fiction | Life on other planets -- Juvenile fiction | Extraterrestrial beings -- Juvenile fiction | Good and evil -- Fiction | Space warfare -- Fiction | Science fiction | Science fiction | Star wars fiction
Contents:
Jabba's Palace -- Luke Skywalker, Jedi Knight -- A galaxy at war -- The rebels prepare to strike -- Endor -- The Ewoks -- The power of the dark side! -- Yub nub! (Freedom!).
Summary: Presents a retelling of the third Star Wars movie, featuring Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, and Princess Leia as they battle the Empire. The evil Empire is constructing a second Death Star to crush the Rebel Alliance. But Luke Skywalker has other plans-- to destroy the Empire and stop the Emperor once and for all. Yet there is one thing standing in his way... his father.
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Acclaimed, New York Times best-selling author Tom Angleberger delivers a captivating retelling of Star Wars: Return of the Jedi like you've never experienced before, infusing the iconic, classic tale of good versus evil with a unique perspective and narrative style that will speak directly to today's young readers while enhancing the Star Wars experience for core fans of the saga.

At head of title: Star wars: return of the Jedi.

Presents a retelling of the third Star Wars movie, featuring Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, and Princess Leia as they battle the Empire. The evil Empire is constructing a second Death Star to crush the Rebel Alliance. But Luke Skywalker has other plans-- to destroy the Empire and stop the Emperor once and for all. Yet there is one thing standing in his way... his father.

Jabba's Palace -- Luke Skywalker, Jedi Knight -- A galaxy at war -- The rebels prepare to strike -- Endor -- The Ewoks -- The power of the dark side! -- Yub nub! (Freedom!).

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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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