ABRAMS Books Announcement: Jabba the Puppett will be the fourth character to be featured in Tom Angleberger's Origami Yoda Series!!! The new book will be titled "The Surprise Attack of Jabba the Puppett," has an announced first printing of 500,000 copies and will have a one-day national lay-down on Tuesday, August 6, 2013. The previous book in the series, ART2-D2’s Guide to Folding and Doodling, debuted on the national bestseller lists its first week on sale.
In the new book, dark times fall on McQuarrie Middle School when the principal cancels art, music and LEGO classes to make time for a new test prep program called the FunTime Menace, so the students form a Rebel Alliance with the help of Origami Yoda.
"Jabba wasn't the feature character I was expecting," Angleberger admitted. "But I think once fans read the book, they will agree that it's hard to say no to him!"
There are currently three titles in the series as well as an interactive companion book. The Strange Case of Origami Yoda, was published in 2010, followed by Darth Paper Strikes Back in 2011. The Secret of the Fortune Wookiee was published in August 2012 and the interactive companion book Art2-D2's Guide to Folding and Doodling, released in March 2013.
For more details, check out the press release from Abrams Books: http://www.abramsbooks.com/jabba_pr.html!
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