Complete Guide to Starwarsology/Chapter Three: Media/Books
Several novels, activity books and comic books about Star Wars were wrote.
Some novels were novelizations or spin-offs of Star Wars films and TV productions, other feature characters created outside the G canon (works by George Lucas).
Star Wars/Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope (1977)
There are nine full adaptations of Star Wars, sixteen partial ones, twenty-nine comic books (with two trade paperbacks), an activity book, four book-and-records, eight non-in-universe books about the filming and six guides and reference books.
- Star Wars: From the Adventures of Luke Skywalker (later Star Wars IV: A New Hope/Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope) (1976, novelization), by Alan Dean Foster[N 1]
- Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope (later Star Wars Trilogy: A New Hope) (2004, Star Wars Legends junior novelization), by Ryder Windham
- Star Wars: A New Hope (2017, reboot junior novelization), by Ryder Windham, edited by Emil Fortune
- Star Wars (1996, Mighty Chronicles novelization), by John Whitman
- Classic Star Wars: A New Hope (1995, Random House novelization), by Larry Weinberg
- A New Hope: The Princess, the Scoundrel, and the Farm Boy (2015, story retelling), by Alexandra Bracken
- William Shakespeare's Star Wars (Verily, A New Hope) (2013, William Shakespeare's Star Wars adaptation), by Ian Doescher
- Choose Your Own Star Wars Adventure: A New Hope (1998, Choose Your Own Star Wars Adventure novelization), by Christopher Golden
- Star Wars: A Storybook (1997, young reader storybook), by J.J. Gardner
- This novel, modified multiple times, was originally ghostwritten by Alan Dean Foster as "George Lucas", the name of the film's script's author