Little Golden Books are those iconic illustrated books that just about everyone read and owned as children. They’ve covered everything from Grimm’s Fairy Tales to other classic stories. Now, they’re adding a new set of classics to their collection: Star Wars.
In September, Random House will release six books, each one adapting each of the Star Wars movies, according to Entertainment Weekly.
“The Star Wars franchise has woven itself into the hearts and minds of generations of fans, many of whom read Little Golden Books as children,” said Jeanne Mosure, Senior Vice President, Group Publisher, Disney Publishing Worldwide in a release. “We’re very excited to be incorporating Little Golden Books into our overarching strategy so parents can now introduce their own children to the wonders of the galaxy through this classic format.”
As the father of a 2-year-old boy who has been playing ‘Star Wars’ (ie, hitting me with a lightsaber) non stop for the last couple of weeks, I think that these will be a must buy.
The covers that they’ve put together are excellent, and remind me quite a bit of the original Clone Wars cartoon. Another cool thing? Check out the golden spine of each book.