Your Star Wars Fan Will Want This Book

Back in May, I showed off a massive Marvel visual encyclopedia. I live with two superheroes, so that book was a big hit. Seriously, I live with superheroes.

DK Publishing has an equally epic Star Wars version. This book would make a great Christmas gift, so keep it in mind when you start shopping. The book is called Star Wars Year by Year: A Visual Chronicle because it chronicles every year from 1973 to 2012, when it was published.  It is so jammed packed with history, Star Wars and non-Star Wars, that we’ve had this book for 2 months now and my guys are still not done reading it.


When the book arrived in the mail, I actually wrapped it up in this cute shirt that I had just made my son that day. A Stormtrooper, Boba Fett, Yoda, and Darth Vader – offset by their little LEGO counterparts.


The 328-page hardback book comes in a thick sturdy case that easily slides off.


Star Wars : Would You Rather?

a booklet full of fun Star Wars themed questions for kids

Table of contents – beginning with Life Before Star Wars and ending with the Clone Wars and Beyond. I am sure this book will eventually be updated to include the upcoming sequels. It takes you on a month by month, year by year, very detailed journey through the history of Star Wars. 


I loved reading all about George Lucas’ inspirations for his galactic stories!


What was happening the month I was born! George Lucas completed his third draft of the Adventures of Luke STARKILLER.


Ah, the memories! My brother had every single Star Wars action figure made in the 80’s.


This brings back so many memories for me too. I used to love stealing my brother’s toys. My Barbies would ride around on this AT-AT.


What was happening the month my husband and I were married. First steps to the International Space Station!


This is one of my son’s favorite pages in the book. He loves light sabers.


This has to be my son’s ultimate favorite page in the entire book. LEGO Star Wars minifigures.


Wisdom from George Lucas. He certainly lived up to this goal.

You can purchase this book from Amazon for only $35.44, which is 29% off the cover price.

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