Complete Guide to Starwarsology/Chapter Three: Media/Books

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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).

Books of...[edit | edit source]

Star Wars/Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope (1977)[edit | edit source]

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.

Full adaptations[edit | edit source]

  • 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
  1. This novel, modified multiple times, was originally ghostwritten by Alan Dean Foster as "George Lucas", the name of the film's script's author