March 10, 2015 12:22 PM EDT

At least 20 new Star Wars books will be released in the lead-up to the premiere of The Force Awakens.

Disney Worldwide Publishing and Lucasfilm have confirmed that the series—including novels, comics and sticker books for children—will reveal what happened to the heroes in the time between Return of the Jedi and the new film, Entertainment Weekly reports.

The books will reportedly be packed with clues about what fans can expect from the latest Star Wars installment, which hits theaters on Dec. 18.

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