Third Annual Star Wars Reads Day Announced
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Third Annual Star Wars Reads Day Announced

The third annual Star Wars Reads Day to be held October 11, 2014. Continue reading for more details on Star Wars Reads Day and where you can locate events in your area.

Press Release:

DISNEY PUBLISHING WORLDWIDE AND PUBLISHING PARTNERS ANNOUNCE THIRD ANNUAL STAR WARS READS DAY

Bookstore and library events to be held October 11, 2014

Glendale, CA., April 3, 2014 – Disney Publishing Worldwide and its publishing partners announced today the third annual Star Wars Reads Day to be held thisOctober 11, 2014.  Last year, Star Wars authors and costumed volunteers participated in over 2,000 Star Wars Reads Day events across North America and, for the first time, around the world.  On October 11 of this year, Star Warsfans, authors, and artists will again come together in this multi-publisher initiative that celebrates reading and Star Wars.  Participating publishing partners include Abrams, Chronicle Books, Dark Horse, Del Rey, Disney Book Group, DK, Klutz, Quirk Books, Random House Audio, Scholastic, and Workman Publishing.

“With the debut of our new animated series Star Wars Rebels launching on Disney XD this Fall, and the upcoming theatrical release of Episode VII in 2015, our third Star Wars Reads Day comes at an exciting time,” says Carol Roeder, Director of Lucasfilm Franchise Publishing, Disney Publishing Worldwide.

The following authors are confirmed to participate in official Star Wars Reads Day events: Chris Alexander (Star Wars Origami), Tom Angleberger (Origami Yoda series), Jeffrey Brown (Goodnight Darth VaderStar Wars: Jedi Academy), Troy Denning (Star Wars: Crucible), Ian Doescher (William Shakespeare’s Star WarsWilliam Shakespeare’s Empire Striketh BackWilliam Shakespeare’s The Jedi Doth Return), Jason Fry (LEGO Star Wars: The Visual Dictionary: Updated and ExpandedStar Wars in 100 Scenes), Daniel Lipkowitz (LEGO Star Wars: The Yoda Chronicles), John Jackson Miller (Star Wars: Kenobi), Chris Reiff and Chris Trevas (Star Wars: Death Star Owner’s Technical Manual), Daniel Wallace (The Bounty Hunter CodeThe Jedi Path) and Ryder Windham (Star Wars: The Ultimate Visual GuideStar Wars Rebels Junior Novel).

For updates and more information, follow Star Wars Reads on Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/StarWarsReads

An official Star Wars Reads Day event kit (free of charge), includingreproducible activity sheets and trivia, will be available for download at:http://starwars.com/reads/

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The Author: Brian Curran

A Star Wars Fan since 1977 when he was just 2. Brian grew up in California where his family would often make trips to Disneyland. In 1987 he took his first “Trip to Endor” and doesn’t pass on a chance to go back! He also enjoys going to Conventions and meeting the actors from the Star Wars films.

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