Star Wars: Extraordinary Droids is a children's reference book that covers various droids within the Star Wars saga, including BB-8. It was written by Simon Beecroft and published in hardcover format by DK Children on April 7, 2020.

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A charming, informative guide to the droids of a galaxy far, far away

This Star Wars encyclopedia with a twist showcases a world of droids in closeup detail. Arranged from biggest to smallest, the droids of the galaxy are revealed with stunning photography and gorgeous illustrations. The evocative descriptions will delight children and let them discover amazing droid facts, such as how R2-D2 goes down stairs and why GNK droids make a "gonk gonk" noise!

Each page features fun droid facts and detailed closeup photographs for children to pore over, including firm favorites such as C-3PO and BB-8, as well more unusual ones such as Professor Huyang, the midwife droid, and the laundry droid.

With foil on the cover and gilded edges, Star Wars Extraordinary Droids is a perfect gift for children who can't get enough of a galaxy far, far away. The book covers droids big and small, kind and scary, and will be a treasured favorite book.

Kindle edition[edit | edit source]

Find the droids you know and love and discover new favorites along the way.

This Star Wars guide with a twist showcases a world of droids in close-up detail. Arranged from smallest to biggest, more than 50 droids of the galaxy are revealed with stunning photography and gorgeous artwork. The evocative descriptions will delight children and let them discover amazing droid facts, such as what tools R2-D2 uses and why GNK droids make a "gonk gonk" noise! Each page features fun droid facts and detailed close-up photographs for children to pore over, including firm favorites such as C-3PO and BB-8 as well as more unusual ones such as Professor Huyang, police droids, tiny probe droids, and new The Rise of Skywalker droid D-O.

Star Wars Extraordinary Droids is a perfect gift for children who can't get enough of a galaxy far, far away. The book covers droids small (quiet, little mouse droids) and big (vulture droid starfighters), kind (memoir-writing PZ-4CO) and scary (droidekas), and will be a treasured favorite book to keep.

Continuity[edit | edit source]

In the height index at the end of the book, which ordered all the droids covered by height, the heights given for several droids and droid models contradicted that given in previous sources. This was the case for the ASN courier droid, MSE-6 series repair droid, LIN demolitionmech autonomous minelayer, B1-series battle droid, IG-227 Hailfire-class droid tank, R5-D4, 2-1B, IG-88, and K-2SO.[2]

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Notes and references[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 DK-Logo.svg Star Wars Extraordinary Droids on Dorling Kindersley's official website ([archivedate20200115034811 backup link])
  2. Star Wars: Extraordinary Droids

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