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May 2019 Fiction: Science Fiction & Fantasy

Star Wars Meet the Heroes R2-D2
By (author): Emma Grange
9781465485687 Hardcover English Juvenile: Age (years) from 5 - 7, Grade (US) from K - 2 JUVENILE FICTION / Science Fiction / General May 07, 2019
$9.99 CAD
Active 6.13 x 7.88 x 0.39 in | 0.53 lb 64 pages DK DK Children
Get to know R2-D2 and follow his many adventures across the galaxy in this new series

Who is R2-D2? Who are his friends? What is R2-D2’s bravest mission? Perfect for children who are new to Star Wars and also for young fans of the movies, this exciting guide answers all your questions and teaches children fun facts about friendly famous astromech droid R2-D2—including his incredible adventures with C-3PO, Han Solo, and other rebel heroes!

Follow R2-D2’s journey from faithful droid companion to famous Rebel fighter and Resistance ally. Discover how R2-D2 helps Luke Skywalker to fly starships, what language he speaks, and why his best friend is golden droid C-3PO.

Featuring a simple Q&A format and exciting images, DK’s Star Wars Meet the Heroes: R2-D2 is a fun, welcoming introduction to the famous droid as children follow his adventures in a galaxy far, far away. With colorful movie stills from the original trilogy, prequels, and the latest sequels, DK’s book allows children to explore R2-D2’s amazing world.


A fun entry-level book for young readers, introducing them to the world of Star Wars through popular character R2-D2.

The popularity of the newest movie releases in the Star Wars saga has heightened the prominence of the brand with old fans and new alike.

Covers R2-D2’s journey throughout the saga, including prequel movies, the original trilogy, and newest films.

Each book introduces one of the most popular Star Wars characters in a fun, question-based way.

Features movie stills from the original Star Wars trilogy, the prequel movies, and the newest films.

Very simple design, with each spread posing new questions, such as “Who are R2-D2’s friends?” and “What language does R2-D2 speak?”

Emma Grange is the author of a number of licensed DK Readers, including LEGO Star Wars: A New Hope, LEGO Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, and LEGO Star Wars: The Return of the Jedi.

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