PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -
Monday, May 4th, Star Wars fans everywhere might be overheard saying” May the 4th be with you!” After all, everyone is excited about the upcoming Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens.
But Monday is actually an unofficial holiday created for Star Wars fans to celebrate the franchise's films, series, books and culture. Star Wars Day really took off with the advent of the Internet, allowing fans to connect with each other all over the world.
On Monday's Good Morning Arizona, we join in on the celebration with authors Adam Bray and Tricia Barr. They helped create a new book that will help you become an expert on the Star Wars galaxy!
"Ultimate Star Wars" is an in-depth visual feast exploring the characters and story lines from the Star Wars galaxy. It's an illustrated guide that is structured chronologically and packed full of information about key characters and story lines from the Star Wars movie saga, The Clone Wars, and Rebels.
"It's an opportunity to put everything from the existing movies, the television shows, and put them in chronological order," says Barr.
Readers describe it as five essential guides all rolled up into one. There's a section covering characters and creatures, a section for locations, a section for technology, and a section for vehicles. There are also time lines, and in general, the whole book is sorted in chronological order.
"There were a lot of characters I had to write for," says Bray. "You just see dozens of them for just a split second on screen,"