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DK Canada Juvenile Fall 2019

Star Wars Character Encyclopedia, New Edition
By (author): DK
9781465485304 Hardcover English Juvenile: Age (years) from 8 - 12, Grade (US) from 3 - 7 JUVENILE NONFICTION / Media Tie-In Sep 24, 2019
$21.99 CAD
Active 7.5 x 9.5 x 0.81 in 224 pages DK DK Children
Learn more about your favorite Star Wars characters from every movie in the saga

The definitive guide to more than 200 heroes, villains, aliens, and droids of the Star Wars galaxy is now packed with new characters from Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, and Solo: A Star Wars Story.

Want to know how tall Snoke is? Or learn where Maz Kanata is from? The Star Wars: Character Encyclopedia is full of fun facts and intriguing information that’s guaranteed to enthrall fans of all ages. With plenty of lesser-known details, even die-hard fans will learn new facts about iconic characters.


Star Wars is the most successful entertainment licensing franchise in history with more than $25 billion in retail sales and more than 125 million books in print.

The book will be fully updated, so it is now considered canon by Lucasfilm.

The only title to feature every character from all of the Star Wars movies including Star Wars: The Last Jedi and Solo: A Star Wars Story.

The previous edition of the Star Wars: Character Encyclopedia sold more than 80,000 copies.

Text and images fully updated to include the latest new characters in the Star Wars universe.

High-quality images bring favorite characters to life.

Short, snappy captions are perfect for younger readers.

What is different about this new edition?

Now covers the whole saga from Episodes I-VIII, as well as spinoff movies Rogue One and Solo.

30 new character profiles.

Extensive factual updates to bring the book up-to-date in terms of current canon in the Star Wars universe.

65% text reuse, 75% image reuse.

DK was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world leading illustrated reference publisher and a member of the Penguin Random House division of Bertelsmann. DK publishes highly visual, photographic non-fiction for adults and children. DK produces content for consumers in over 100 countries and over 60 languages, with offices in the UK, India, US, Germany, China, Canada, Spain and Australia.

DK’s aim is to inspire, educate and entertain readers of all ages, and everything DK publishes, whether print or digital, embodies the unique DK design approach. DK brings unrivaled clarity to a wide range of topics, with a unique combination of words and pictures, put together to spectacular effect. We have a reputation for innovation in design for both print and digital products.

Our adult range spans travel, including the award-winning DK Eyewitness Travel Guides, history, science, nature, sport, gardening, cookery and parenting. 

DK’s extensive children’s list showcases a fantastic store of information for children, toddlers and babies. DK covers everything from animals and the human body, to homework help and craft activities, together with an impressive list of licensing titles, including the best-selling LEGO® books.

DK acts as the parent company for Alpha Books, publisher of the Idiot’s Guides series.

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