The junior novelization of Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back was written by Ryder Windham and published by Scholastic in October 2004. It is based on the story by George Lucas and the screenplay by Leigh Brackett and Lawrence Kasdan. It contains sixteen pages of full-color photos from the motion picture.
A long time ago
in a galaxy far, far away….
An Empire grows stronger.
A rebellion is threatened.
A young apprentice learns from a wise master.
An identity is revealed.
The journey takes a dark turn.
The junior novelization was re-released as an eBook on May 4, 2014 under the new Disney–Lucasfilm Press.
The junior novelization was reprinted by Egmont UK Ltd on May 4, 2017 for the UK market.
Disney–Lucasfilm Press eBook
Egmont UK reprint of The Empire Strikes Back junior novelization by Ryder Windham, 2017
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