Epic Yarns: A New Hope is a non-canon title in the new Star Wars Epic Yarns series that presents the story of the classic Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope as if the characters and situations were made of yarn or felt. The book is authored by Jack Wang and Holman Wang.
Jedi apprentices and little princesses will delight in this (heart)felt retelling of the Star Wars saga. And so will Star Wars fans of any age! The series launches with the original trilogy, and every word counts in these small but perfectly formed yarns. That's because each volume features 12 iconic scenes, handcrafted in felt and pithily summarized in just a single word. The attention to detail is eye-opening; the proportions are just-right for small hands; the fun is guaranteed.
The story of Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope is presented in twelve words, as well as scenes on the front and back cover, the back cover scene presenting a quotation from the film. The scenes shown are:
- Front cover - Luke Skywalker travels the Jundland Wastes of Tatooine with C-3PO and R2-D2.
- Princess - Princess Leia Organa, on-board the Tantive IV, provides R2-D2 with the Death Star plans.
- Trouble - On the Tantive IV, Organa is brought before Darth Vader by stormtroopers.
- Boy - In the garage of the Lars moisture farm, Luke Skywalker tinkers with R2-D2, watched by C-3PO
- Learn - Ben Kenobi watches as Luke Skywalker tries out his father's lightsaber.
- Captain - Han Solo talks with Greedo at a table in Chalmun's Cantina.
- Space - Han Solo, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Luke Skywalker and Chewbacca observe the Death Star from the viewport of the Millennium Falcon
- Help - Luke Skywalker rescues Leia Organa from Cell 2187.
- Garbage - Chewbacca, Leia Organa, Han Solo and Luke Skywalker find themselves in a perilous situation inside the Death Star's Garbage Compactor.
- Swing - Leia Organa and Luke Skywalker swing across a chasm in the Death Star.
- Duel - Obi-Wan Kenobi and Darth Vader battle using lightsabers.
- Fly - A T-65B X-wing starfighter flies on its attack run against the Death Star.
- Heroes - Luke Skywalker and Han Solo proudly display medals of Bravery presented to them by Leia Organa at the Royal Award Ceremony.
- Back cover - Obi-Wan Kenobi states that he "felt a great disturbance in the Force."
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