‘Star Wars Rebels’ and Disney Publishing

September 12, 2013 at 8:42 am | Posted in Books, Disney, Star Wars Rebels, Television | Leave a comment

As reported by Knights Archive, Star Wars Rebels now has some book release info. According to edelweiss, there are three juvenile books in the works.

Star Wars: Rebels Picture Book
On Sale Date: August 5, 2014 9781484706695, 1484706692 $16.99 US / $17.99 Can. Hardback Juvenile Fiction / Media Tie-In Ages 6 to 8, Grades 1 to 3 Disney Press 32 pages Status: Forthcoming

Star Wars: Rebels Read-Along Storybook and CD
On Sale Date: August 5, 2014 9781484705049, 1484705041 $6.99 US / $7.99 Can. Paperback / softback Juvenile Fiction / Media Tie-In Ages 6 to 8, Grades 1 to 3 Disney Press Series: Read-Along Storybook and CD 32 pages Status: Forthcoming

Star Wars: Rebels Early Reader #2 (Level 2)
On Sale Date: August 5, 2014 9781484704868, 148470486X $3.99 US / $4.50 Can. Paperback / softback Juvenile Fiction / Media Tie-In Ages 6 to 8, Grades 1 to 3 Disney Press Series: World of Reading 32 pages Status: Forthcoming

All three books are being put out by Disney Press which is a member of Disney Book Group which in turn handles the bulk of their book publishing. Disney Press tends to focus on young reader material for both children and young teens. It’s worth noting that Scholastic and DK usually cover all of the young reader Star Wars material, so it’s unclear what this means. It could signify that Disney will be taking over that area of the Star Wars book market, or that Disney will simply be handling the Star Wars Rebels material, or even the possibility that Disney is simply joining the others and adding to rather than taking away. For the moment, we’ll just have to wait and see.

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

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