Saturday, May 23, 2015

Star Wars:The Adventures of Luke Skywalker, Jedi Knight by Tony Diterlizzi-ADVISABLE

DiTerlizzi, Tony. ll. By Ralph McQuarrie. Star Wars: The Adventures of Luke Skywalker, Jedi Knight. Pgs. 62. Language: G, Mature Content: PG, Violence: PG

In a galaxy far, far away, lives a boy named Luke, who wishes for nothing more than to be a Jedi Knight. Since the empire took over, however, Jedis are scarce and the universe is in danger once more. When two droids come into Luke’s possession, he uncovers a message of a princess who needs Obi-Wan Kenobi’s help. Old Be n Kenobi, a hermit, is the only one Luke can think of, so he goes to him for help. That life-changing decision send Luke on a hair-raising adventure fraught with danger, light-sabers, princesses, strange creatures, and his life will never be the same. But, can he save the princess, the empire, and achieve his dream of being a Jedi?

Nationally acclaimed author, Tony DiTerlizzi and illustrator, Ralph McQuarrie are an ideal combination. The text and picture complement each other well while provided early chapter book readers with a fun picture book-esque crossover. Readers who like Star Wars, science fiction, and adventure will not be disappointed. EL. ADVISABLE. Reviewer: Jessica M, Library Media Specialist, Olympus Jr. High.

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