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Star Wars: Where Science Meets Imagination Paperback – September 19, 2006

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Lucasfilm, Ltd. is one of the world's most famous and successful entertainment companies. Founded by George Lucas in 1971, its global business today includes film, television, sound and visual effects, video games, licensing, and online enterprises.

The Museum of Science, Boston, is one of the world's premier scientific institutions, with an institutional focus on hands-on engagement with science and technology that attracts 1.6 million visitors a year.

Anthony Daniels brought to life the golden robot C-3PO in the first film of the Star Wars series and went on to become the only actor to appear in all six episodes of the blockbuster saga. The sole human ever inducted into the Robotics Hall of Fame, he tours the planet lecturing on Star Wars and robotics.

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 208 pages
  • Publisher: National Geographic; Reprint edition (September 19, 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 079226200X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0792262008
  • Product Dimensions: 8.8 x 0.6 x 9.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.8 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,888,130 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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I bought this for my son even before we saw the exhibit it is tied to at the local science museum. He got it in 1st grade and pretty much likes looking at the pictures, but now that he is starting to read it is opening up more information to him. There is a nice balance of science without killing the main attraction to kids (and most people) which is Star Wars. For now he is just reading captions, but if his love of Star Wars continues (as I expect it will), he will end up knowing more than me as he devours books for information on the subject.

In terms of quality, it is softcover so it has gotten some folds and bends from laying on the floor or being slept on in bed, but it is a solid build, great color photos, and tons of information.
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