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Nearly 20 years after the theatrical release of The Phantom Menace, we're finally getting a story worthy of Padm and her handmaidens. --The Daily Dot The Star Wars universe...is all the brighter for a thoughtful and sentimental story about the women of Naboo that never-unlike Chancellor Palpatine-underestimates them. --The Mary Sue A fascinating perspective into the backstory of a beloved and well-known character within the Star Wars universe, this is a must-have for reluctant readers or for fans of the franchise. --School Library Journal