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Much-loved YA author Patricia Wrede (Dealing with Dragons, Calling on Dragons) retells here the storyline of Episode I, The Phantom Menace from opening shot to final scene. Since much of the action in Phantom Menace centers on 14-year-old Queen Amidala and 9-year-old Jedi-to-be Anakin Skywalker, Wrede takes the opportunity to focus on the thoughts and struggles of these two scrappy youngsters. And young Star Wars fans will appreciate that Wrede's adaptation is faithful to the screenplay--the events and dialogue mesh seamlessly with memories from the movie, only complementing the action with added details and inner dialogue. (We all knew what Anakin was thinking when he rolled his eyes at Qui-Gon's mollycoddling, but this book confirms our suspicions as Anakin groans to himself, "Grown-ups!") An inset section with 28 color stills from the movie adds a nice visual touch to a well-told story. (Ages 9 to 12) --Paul Hughes
I liked this bok for variuos reasons, the main one was bacause it is a science-fiction novel. Science-fiction novels are my favorite type and the creatures in this book will never... Read morePublished on April 23 2004
This book is good. It has excellent pictures. The print is clear so you can read it. So come on. What are you waiting for? Go and read it. You'll love it!Published on July 19 2002 by Geoff Grace
This book was good, especially for the young readers it was intended for. Fans older than twelve or so may feel that this book was a bit below par, and I'd definitely say that the... Read morePublished on April 27 2002
I highly recommend it to Star Wars fans. In this book there is action, excitment, love, hatred, and sad parts. Read morePublished on Dec 19 2000
This book, with no doubt, is great! When I first got it and read it, it was wonderful. Although the book isn't perfectly accurate on the movie, it is still a really good book and... Read morePublished on June 12 2000
This book, though aimed at those of younger ages, actually comes off remarkably well in contrast to Terry Brooks' official tie-in novelization. Read morePublished on April 12 2000 by Nathan
Okay, this is a pretty good book. It is very much like the movie, although it doesn't 'parrot'. Wrede's writing style is fresh and riveting, and very suited to the story. Read morePublished on Feb. 7 2000 by Heather Tiemens
Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace is a great book. I have seen the movie various times and I always have liked the book better. It is a great science ficttion read. Read morePublished on Sept. 9 1999
Wonderful novelization of the movie. Wrede adds characterization without slowing down the story. She should have done the adult novelization instead of Brooks.Published on July 9 1999