Star Wars Reads – Review

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock of late you can’t fail to noticed a resurgence in Star Wars related “stuff” out and about.  The new film is due for release in December – just in time for the Christmas holidays. I’m going to hold my hands up and say I know next to nothing about Star Wars films and I’m not even convinced I’ve watched a whole one (or even part of one come to that).  However, Dave loves Star Wars and has decided that it’s time to educate Ben in the ways of the Force.  They have started to watch the films together on a weekend after the girls are in bed as a bit of a special treat. As you can imagine both boys were very excited when Ben received a bundle of Star Wars books through the post from Egmont – the poor kid had to…

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