The DK Star Wars Readers series provides a wonderful opportunity for parents and teachers to promote development of young children's reading skills and motivation to read. We want young children to WANT to read! Star Wars has become a familiar part of our culture with children instantly recognizing the characters on book covers, TV and in the movies. Now they can add more Star Wars action to their collections! LEGO(r) Star Wars(r): The Phantom Menace is DK's newest exciting entry in the bestselling series of Star Wars Readers ! Follow Jar Jar Binks through the Naboo swamp and see Darth Maul on his Sith speeder bike. Young readers will be on the edge of their seats as the LEGO toys and Star Wars come together in the fun retelling of the first prequel, Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace.