The official companion to the hit game Angry Birds Star Wars, this fun-filled book investigates the wonder of science as readers follow the Angry Birds on their galactic Star Wars adventure. Explore the unknown with the Angry Birds and watch as they uncover the true stories, inventions, and unbelievable science behind the science fiction. Discover how art imitates life by exploring the discovery of Kepler 16b, a real Tatooine planet. Understand how a hovercraft works and how it resembles the land speeder. Find out how close we are to creating a real-life lightsaber. Learn about your favorite Angry Birds characters and join them on their galactic mission!
160 pages; 60 color photographs and 80 color illustrations
Amy Briggs, writer, Angry Birds addict, and devotee of all things Star Wars, is a former editor for National Geographic Books where she specialized in books on space, animals, and weird facts about the world. She lives in Arlington, Virginia, with her husband and daughter, who are very understanding about her Angry Birds habit.
Peter Vesterbacka (Foreword) is the Chief Marketing Officer and Mighty Eagle of Rovio. Peter drives the company's marketing and brand strategy, taking Angry Birds to new and unexpected places.