National Geographic Angry Birds Star Wars: The Science Behind the Saga

National Geographic Angry Birds Star Wars: The Science Behind the Saga

by Amy Briggs

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National Geographic Angry Birds Star Wars: The Science Behind the Saga by Amy Briggs

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away... three worlds collided. Angry Birds, Star Wars, and National Geographic united to take their fans on a galactic mission to 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 landspeeder; find out how close we are to creating a real-life lightsaber. A bonus chapter takes this stellar adventure one step further to reveal never-before-published information about the characters, planets, and technology at work in the Angry Birds Star Wars II game! Join your favorite Angry Birds Star Wars characters on their galactic mission! 

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781426213021
Publisher: National Geographic Society
Publication date: 09/17/2013
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 908,755
Product dimensions: 7.12(w) x 6.94(h) x 0.42(d)
Lexile: NC1230L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 11 Years

About the Author

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.

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