Caramel is a little Star Wars fan even though he has only watched four of the movies (Episodes I and IV-VI) so far. He is very curious about the upcoming ninth installment of the franchise and so he was excited to get his paws on this book of stories from the movies. Below he shares his enthusiasm about this book as well as his excitement about the whole series. As usual Sprinkles is taking notes and asking followup questions.
Sprinkles: So Caramel, what do you want to tell us about this book?
Caramel: This book has a lot of stories from the Star Wars movies.
S: How many stories are there?
C: There are eleven stories.
S: Are they related to the Star Wars movies?
C: Yes. Each of the eleven stories is from one of the movies. So for example the first story is “Race to the Finish Line” and it is from The Phantom Menace.
S: And then the rest of it goes from there, right? The stories seem to be following the movies in chronological order. That means the stories follow the timeline of the movies. Is that correct?
C: No. Not quite. The book starts from Episode I and the movies started started with Episode IV.
S: Yes in that sense the book is not following the order of the movies, but if you ordered the movies in terms of the timeline of the events happening, then you would have Episode I first.
C: I guess that is true.
S: Ok, so tell me about one of the stories you like.
C: The first story is about Anakin Skywalker. He is trying to win a pod race.
S: What is a pod race?
C: It’s hard to explain, it’s kind of like a car race, except they are flying in the air. They are in pods connected to two jet engines. And they go really fast.
S: Anakin is a kid in this story, right? So are all the other racers kids like Anakin?
C: Nope. But he is a good pilot and he wins!
S: Oh, that is what happens in the movie The Phantom Menace, too. So it seems like the stories are from the movies. Is that correct?
C: Yes. But actually I don’t know. I haven’t watched all the movies yet.
S: That is true! We have so far only watched Episodes I, IV, V, and VI. And I bet you don’t remember Episodes IV, V, and VI too well, either. You were a very much younger bunny then.
C: Yes that is true. But maybe we will watch them all in order now that we have watched Episode I.
S: Yes, I think that will be neat. And then if we can finish all eight by December, then we might even catch the ninth episode in the theaters. Would you like that?
C: Yeah! That sounds awesome!
S: So till then we get to read the stories here. Can you tell me a bit more about the stories? Which movies are the stories from?
C: The first story is called “Race to the Finish Line” and is from The Phantom Menace. The second one is from Attack of the Clones and is called “Yoda and the Count”. The third story is “The Last Adventure” and is from Revenge of the Sith. The next story is “Escape From Darth Vader” and is from A New Hope.
S: That’s the fourth movie, the very first Star Wars movie ever made.
C: And the first one we watched. Ok, let me continue. The next story is “Destroy the Death Star!” and it is also from Episode IV. The next story is “The Battle of Hoth” and is from The Empire Strikes Back. The next two are from Return of the Jedi. And the last two are from The Force Awakens.
S: That is Episode VII. And we have not watched it yet. But there are no stories from Episode VIII then, right?
C: That’s correct.
S: So I guess the book was published before then and so we will just have to watch The Last Jedi ourselves… But tell me, do you like this book?
C: Yep. The stories are cool, they also have really good illustrations.
S: So they are not screenshots from the movies, are they?
C: No, they are drawn by some really good artists.
S: That’s neat Caramel. So I think this is a good place to end our review so you can continue flipping through the pages and reading these stories for the umpteenth time. Right?
C: This is only my fifth time I think, but yes, it is time to finish the review. And I can now say: Stay tuned for more book bunnies adventures! Oh and I will add: May the Force be with you!