Two New STAR WARS Books Arriving June 23

The official guide to the Disney theme park


By Cole Horton | Publishing June 23, 2020



Welcome to Batuu, a trading post at the edge of the galaxy where smugglers, bounty hunters, and rogue adventurers swap stories, food, and goods. Like any good tourist, you’re going to need a guidebook to lead you through your visit. Here is your official guide.

In 2019, Disney opened a new Star Wars addition to their parks: The planet Batuu. With STAR WARS: GALAXY’S EDGE: TRAVELER’S GUIDE TO BATUU (becker & mayer! June 9, 2020), Star Wars fans now have access to an authentic, in-world experience unlike anything they have ever seen before! This official guide to Batuu, written completely in-world, as if you are a visitor from another part of the galaxy, looking for recommendations on where to eat, shop, and sightsee during your trip to Black Spire Outpost. The guide also provides itineraries and descriptions of weekend trips “Beyond Batuu”; getaways to nearby planets and environs.

The guide features:

  • Full-color illustrations and maps
  • Original content from Lucasfilm and Walt Disney Imagineering
  • Backstories to characters and locations found in Black Spire Outpost

Whether strolling in The Galaxy’s Edge 15-acre park or simply being an armchair traveler, this immersive guide will delight any Star Wars fan.

About the author

Cole Horton is an author, historian, and games industry professional. He is the author of multiple Star Wars books, including Star Wars Absolutely Everything You Need to Know and LEGO Star Wars: Chronicles of the Force.

Book Specs:

Hardcover, 144 pages | ISBN: 9780760366745 | Published June 23, 2020 | $19.99 USD, $25.99 CAN

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