Star Wars: A New Hope is an upcoming paperback young readers novelization for Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope. It will be released on May 4, 2017, in honor of the 40th anniversary of A New Hope's theatrical release.
It is a reprint of the October 2004 Scholastic publication STAR WARS TRILOGY: A NEW HOPE. Edited by Egmont editor Emil Fortune to make the book fit with the current new canon.
2017 sees the 40th anniversary of the release of Star Wars: A New Hope, the film that launched the greatest space fantasy epic in history. To celebrate this, Egmont are publishing a set of junior novel adaptations of the original trilogy.