The A New Hope Big Golden Book is a canon retelling of the original trilogy film Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope. It was adapted by Geof Smith, with illustrations by Caleb Meurer and Micky Rose. The book was published on April 11, 2017, in commemoration of the Star Wars franchise's fortieth anniversary.
Star Wars: A New Hope is now back as a Big Golden Book–just in time for the 40th Anniversary of the film's release!
On May 25th, 1977, Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope was released in theaters. The groundbreaking film introduced the world to an epic battle between good and evil that took place a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away...
Luke Skywalker sets off on an important mission with Jedi Master Obi-Wan Kenobi, smuggler Han Solo, Chewbacca the Wookiee, and the two droids R2-D2 and C-3PO. Will the heroes be able to rescue Princess Leia from Darth Vader and destroy the evil galactic Empire's ultimate weapon—the Death Star? Featuring stunning retro stylized illustrations, this book is perfect for Star Wars–and Big Golden Book—fans of all ages!