The Empire Strikes Back: A Storybook is a young reader storybook adaptation of Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back. It was adapted by J.J. Gardner and published by Scholastic in February of 1997.
The Battle Rages On…
Led by young Luke Skywalker, the Rebel Alliance has destroyed the Empire's most lethal weapon, the Death Star. Now the Empire strikes back, attacking the Rebels on the ice planet Hoth. Luke, Han Solo, and Princess Leia barely escape. Luke's teacher, Obi-Wan Kenobi, summons him to the Dagobah system, where Luke meets the wise Jedi Master Yoda. Yoda attempts to teach Luke the ways of the Force. Meanwhile, Han and Leia fall into a deadly trap set by their archenemy, Darth Vader.