Ben Kenobi's book was a tome found by Luke Skywalker in Ben Kenobi's hut in 3 ABY. It was left by Obi-Wan Kenobi for Luke Skywalker and contained enormous amount of information useful for the young Jedi, including the plans for building a lightsaber as well as instructions for building the required tools to do so. Skywalker made use of it to contruct his own lightsaber.
The volume the book was being kept in, was locked by a thumbprint clasp, that could be opened by Skywalker's thumbprint only and was rigged with a flashpacket to burst into flames had anyone else tried to open it.
- Shadows of the Empire novel (First appearance)
- Shadows of the Empire audiobook
- The Life and Legend of Obi-Wan Kenobi
- A New Hope: The Life of Luke Skywalker (Mentioned only)
- Shadows of the Empire Sourcebook
- The Secrets of Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire
- Star Wars Customizable Card Game – Reflections II: Expanding the Galaxy (Card: Obi-Wan's Journal)
- Star Wars Galaxies Trading Card Game – The Shadow Syndicate (Card: Ben Kenobi's Book)
- Disciples of Harmony (Picture only)