The truth is, Luke Skywalker probably was too old to begin training as a Jedi. Fortunately for him, he had one of the greatest masters in history to help him harness his skills. Yoda took a young man who only had a fleeting knowledge of the Force and turned him into the galaxy’s greatest hope. And Yoda did it in remarkably little time, with nothing more than some vines and ropes on Dagobah.
Luke’s experiences on the swampy planet forever changed the fate of the universe. Now it’s going to change the fate of elementary school libraries too. An adorable new illustrated
The Jedi master also looks wonderful too. The delightful illustrations come from artist Mike Deas. His simple-yet-beautiful style makes for a fantastic and fun take on Yoda. (He always looks great despite being 900-years-old, but he looks especially spry here.)
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You can check out even more of Deas’ illustrations for the book over at
Chhibber spoke to
“More than ever we have an opportunity and responsibility to reach young readers with positive, productive ideas. I may not even be able to remember the first time I watched the original trilogy, but its ideas of being committed to goodness, and of rejecting the Dark Side played a part in shaping me. So, getting to share those ideals with a young audience through a picture book is truly an exciting thing to do.”
This book should make for a wonderful read for youngsters, both those who are familiar with
But if Luke could wait to start his training late and still become a Jedi master we think we can wait a few months to get a copy.