I Wish I Had a Wookiee by Ian Doescher - Preorder Page

Left Bank Books, Quirk Books, and Ian Doescher are happy to use the Force to bring you copies of Ian's newest book I Wish I Had a Wookiee: And Other Poems for Our Galaxy available to pre-order now!

Each book purchased will come with a signed bookplate signed by Ian Doescher and a set of limited edition stickers while supplies last. Number of books purchased is not limited.

Left Bank Books can mail books anywhere in the galaxy (intergalactic shipping prices definitely apply). For international shipping, please email orders@left-bank.com. At this time, we are unable to ship to the UK.

This book would make a great gift for any occasion! Start thinking about holiday shopping now!

This is a Left Bank Books EXCLUSIVE offer!

Buy your copy of  I Wish I Had a Wookiee and Other Poems for Our Galaxy from Left Bank Books to receive a signed bookplate as well as a sticker sheet! Purchases must be placed by September 28th at 11:59pm CT.

Limited quantities are available. Limited one gift per purchase. Each bookplate will be signed by New York Times  best-selling author Ian Doescher. Requests for a specific bookplate can not be honored.

Please note, Left Bank Books can ship to anywhere in the world. For international orders, please email orders@left-bank.com for a shipping quote with your address. Books will be shipped via USPS or UPS and should arrive within one week of pub date. You can also select in store pick up if you live in the St. Louis, MO area.

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Promotion ends on September 28th, 2021 or while supplies last.


Inspired by the beloved world of Star Wars, this collection of over 75 whimsical and original poems is a celebration of childhood, creativity, imagination, and the early years of Star Wars fandom.

In "My Pet AT-AT," a ten-year-old dreams of playing hide and seek and fetch with an AT-AT. In "Dad's Luke Skywalker Figurine," a child opens their dad's untouched action figure but, instead of getting into trouble, helps their dad re-discover his own sense of play. In "T-16 Dreams," a little girl imagines herself flying through the galaxy, the Empire hot on her trail, to help with her real-world fear of flying.

Set in the hearts and minds of young children who love Star Wars, and filled with the characters you know and love, I Wish I Had a Wookiee is the perfect gift for the young Star Wars fan--and the young at heart.


Ian Doescher is the New York Times best-selling author of William Shakespeare's Star Wars(R) series the Pop Shakespeare series, and MacTrump. He has written for Marvel Comics and is a contributing author to the story collection Star Wars: From a Certain Point of View. He lives in Portland, Oregon, with his family. Visit him at IanDoescher.com.

Tim Budgen is an illustrator and art teacher who can usually be found with a pencil in one hand and a sketchbook in the other. He has worked on many children's books for such clients as Scholastic, Hachette Children's, and Highlights magazine. He lives by the sea on Hayling Island, England, with his wife Julia and their pets Baxter and Alfie.


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I Wish I Had a Wookiee: And Other Poems for Our Galaxy Cover Image
By Ian Doescher, Tim Budgen (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781594749629
Availability: On Our Shelves (Note - We update this inventory once per day.)
Published: Quirk Books - September 28th, 2021