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27 Star Wars Books for All Ages

This guide should make shopping for the Star Wars fan in your life (or yourself) a breeze. You can find all these books on our website or at your favorite indie bookstore. And remember—the books will be with you. Always.

 

Humor + Family-Friendly Star Wars Books

Jeffrey Brown: Star Wars Books

Jeffrey Brown gives classic Star Wars moments a fresh, humorous twist with his comic series. Darth Vader is a dad like any other, except with all the baggage that being the Dark Lord of the Sith brings.

Darth Vader™ and Son by Jeffrey Brown

Vader’s™ Little Princess by Jeffrey Brown

Goodnight Darth Vader™ by Jeffrey Brown

Darth Vader™ and Friends by Jeffrey Brown

Darth Vader™ and Family Coloring Book by Jeffrey Brown

Browse all things Jeffrey Brown here.

 

Star Wars Books: How to Speak Droid and Wookie

These manuals for intergalactic communication will have you covered in any situation. The handy sound modules will save you from any cultural snafus when speaking with Wookiees and Droids alike.

How to Speak Wookiee by Wu Kee Smith

How to Speak Droid with R2-D2 by Urma Droid

 

Star Wars Epic Yarns

Get your little ones hooked on the Star Wars universe with these board books from Jack and Holman Wang—they tell each movie with one word per page, twelve pages total.

Star Wars Epic Yarns: A New Hope by Jack and Holman Wang

Star Wars Epic Yarns: The Empire Strikes Back by Jack and Holman Wang

Star Wars Epic Yarns: Return of the Jedi by Jack and Holman Wang

 

99 Stormtroopers Join the Empire

Ninety-nine Stormtroopers join the Empire, and then their troubles begin. Greg Stones illustrates how Stormtroopers meet their amusing demises through silly mistakes (like taking a lunch break in the carbon freezing chamber) or by crossing the wrong person (like interrupting Lord Vader’s private time).

99 Stormtroopers Join the Empire by Greg Stones

 

Star Wars Thumb Wars

Strap a miniature velcro lightsaber to your thumb and open this book (that doubles as a game board) to duel your opponent. Use the Force (of thumb and imagination) to wrestle your way to victory!

Star Wars Lightsaber Thumb Wrestling

Star Wars Lightsaber Thumb Wrestling: Force Wars by Pablo Hidalgo

 

Food + Craft Star Wars Books

The Star Wars Cookbooks

Boba Fett-Uccine and Princess Leia Danish Dos are just the beginning when the Force is with you in the kitchen. Fuel up with Hans Soloatmeal, battle hunger with Admiral Ackbars, and so much more—these easy-to-make, mouthwatering recipes feature characters and scenes from the entire Star Wars series.

The Star Wars Cookbook by Robin Davis

The Star Wars Cookbook II by Frankie Frankeny and Wesley Martin

The Star Wars Cookbook: BB-Ate by Lara Starr

Or try out these kitchen gadgets—Yoda, Darth Vader, and R2-D2-shaped cookie cutters and lightsaber ice pops.

Wookiee Pies, Clone Scones, and Other Galactic Goodies by Robin Davis and Lara Starr

Ice Sabers by Lara Starr

 

Star Wars Kirigami

Star Wars Kirigami

Celebrated paper artist and designer Marc Hagan-Guirey has applied his genius to the Star Wars galaxy in this book of 15 unique kirigami (cut-and-fold) ships featured in the saga’s films. Each beautifully detailed model features step-by-step instructions and a template printed on cardstock—all that’s needed are a utility knife, a cutting mat, and a ruler. And determination.

Star Wars Kirigami by Marc Hagan-Guirey

 

Serious Fandom Star Wars Books

Star Wars Books

If you are truly obsessed with Star Wars, these are the books you’ve been looking for. Obsessed with Star Wars has 2,500 questions covering Episodes I-VI: the ultimate test for a true fan. Star Wars Super Graphic transforms the galaxy far, far away into a visual guide with detailed pie charts, bar graphs, and data-driven infographics.

Obsessed with Star Wars by Benjamin Harper

Star Wars Super Graphic by Tim Leong

 

Star Wars Books

Explore Star Wars in intense detail—the secrets of the galaxy have been recorded in a series of handbooks and guides created and kept hidden by the Jedi Order, the Sith, the Bounty Hunters Guild, and the Empire itself. Each volume by Daniel Wallace expands Star Wars mythology with details from the inside and deepens readers’ experience of the saga.

Star Wars: Book of Sith by Daniel Wallace

Star Wars: Imperial Handbook by Daniel Wallace

Star Wars: The Bounty Hunter Code by Daniel Wallace, Ryder Windham, and Jason Fry

Star Wars: The Jedi Path by Daniel Wallace

Star Wars: Secrets of the Galaxy Deluxe Boxed Set by Daniel Wallace

 

The Wildlife of Star Wars

Packed with hundreds of detailed illustrations of exotic entities in a wide array of habitats, this comprehensive classic provides a unique look at the creatures that populate the Star Wars galaxy.

The Wildlife of Star Wars: A Field Guide by Terryl Whitlatch and Bob Carrau

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For an always up-to-date look at all of our Star Wars books, head to our website here. Happy reading!

Jenna Homen

Community Manager at Chronicle Books. When she's logged off, she can be found cooking, camping, or in a museum. You can follow her on Twitter at @jn_na.
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