DK Will Publish Star Wars Books Once Again, Despite Past Disaster

December 2000
Book Publishing Report;12/11/2000, Vol. 25 Issue 48, p5
Trade Publication
Reports the publishing of Star Wars books by Dorling Kindersley. Factors contributing to the financial losses of the company; Recognition of Star Wars Books as one of best-selling publications of the company; Schedule for the release of the books.


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