Next week, fans from every faction and species will celebrate May the 4th—better known as Star Wars Day. This fan holiday is the perfect excuse to get dressed up, eat galactic themed goodies and acknowledge the beloved franchise by exchanging gifts for others or just treating yourself!
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- The biggest (fan made) Star Wars holiday is about to take place and there are no limits to how fans can salute the movie, book, comic, and gaming franchise on May 4th.
- For those that are leaning towards making purchases and acquiring some collectibles, a visit to shopDisney is in order, as they’ve just added The Star Wars Archives 1977-1983 book that explores the making of all three films in the original trilogy: Star Wars: A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi.
- The book is published by Taschen, a company known for their quality and detailed books that document everything from nature and cooking to cinema, art and everything in between.
- The Star Wars Archives is written by Paul Dunan and was published in 2018 as part of Taschen’s 40th anniversary.
- This title blends stunning behind the scenes photography, concept art, storyboards and more with anecdotes from George Lucas and others to guide fans through the original trilogy. Here they share “the inspirations, experiences, and stories that created a modern monomyth.”
- An essential addition for any Star Wars collection,The Star Wars Archives sells for $25.00 and is available on shopDisney and directly from Taschen.
- A link to the book can be found below.
The Star Wars Archives 1977–1983 Book – 40th Ed. – $25.00
- Compact Edition (40th Ed. Series)
- Author/Editor: Paul Duncan
- 512 Pages
- Published by Taschen
- Approx. 8 1/2'' H x 6 1/8'' W
Your Literary Purchase Goes Further:
- For every book purchased on shopDisney.com from now through December 31, 2022, Disney will donate a book to First Book, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing new books and educational resources to educators who serve children in need.
More Ways to Celebrate Star Wars Day:
- Get your gear together! Star Wars Day 2022 customizable T-shirts are available on shopDisney! Outfit your whole crew with some simple and fun looks dedicated to the galaxy far, far away.
- A beautiful assortment of home, garden, and picnic accessories recently popped up on shopDisney featuring classic Star Wars characters and big-eyed newcomer, Grogu (The Child).
- Right after Star Wars Day is Mother’s Day (May 8th) and we’ve put together a gift guide full of items we think she’ll love!