For readers fascinated by all things Star Wars comes a fact-filled, illustration-packed guide to the droid world. Each droid is given a two-page profile with info on what its special abilities and functions are and a wonderful close-up photo so we all know exactly who we're talking about.
The three job classifications of droids, military, labor and medical, are outlined. A table of contents, a glossary and an index offer definitions and practice in finding what you want to re-visit in the text and the all-essential QUIZ rounds out the fun. This is rated as a Level One book by DK. Their guidance is that Level One readers should know their letters and sounds, recognize blends, have an awareness of syllables and rhyming sounds.
Vocabulary in this book includes the words language, worries, robot, droid, missions, secret, dangerous. Beginning readers would need plenty of adult participation.
24 pages 978-1465467539 Ages 5-8
Other Star Wars Level One title: Blast Off!; Star Wars: What is a Wookiee?
Other Star Wars Level Two Titles: Rey to the Rescue!; The Adventures of BB-8
Recommended by: Barb Langridge, abookandahug.com
Get to know the most beloved droids in the Star Wars galaxy.
Featuring high-quality images from the smash-hit movies and TV series, this Level 1 Reader takes a close look at the coolest droids in the Star Wars galaxy, from new favorites BB-8 (Star Wars: The Force Awakens), K-2SO (Star Wars: Rogue One), and Chopper (Star Wars: Rebels) to treasured old friends from the classic saga C-3PO and R2-D2.
Perfect for 3- to 5-year-olds learning to read, Level 1 titles contain short, simple sentences with an emphasis on frequently used words. Stunning photographic images with labels provide visual clues to introduce and reinforce vocabulary.--from the publisher