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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 65 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Living in Africa: South Africa by Jen Green
    Living in Africa: South Africa - by Jen Green

    £7.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781445148700 | ISBN 10: 1445148706

    This series introduces young readers to different continents and countries around the world, highlighting the differences and similarities between them. Clear, friendly text and big photos make these books a great starting point for learning about ge ... more

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  • Cover image of book B Is for Baby by Atinuke, illustrated by Angela Brooksbank
    B Is for Baby - by Atinuke, illustrated by Angela Brooksbank

    £11.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781406371086 | ISBN 10: 1406371084

    B is for Baby. B is for Brother. B is for going to see Baba!   Baby’s brother is getting ready to take a basket of bananas all the way to Baba’s bungalow in the next village. He will have to go along the bumpy road, past the baobab trees, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Akissi: Tales of Mischief by Marguerite Abouet and Mathieu Sapin
    Akissi: Tales of Mischief - by Marguerite Abouet and Mathieu Sapin

    £12.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781911171478 | ISBN 10: 191117147x

    This collection of the hilarious Akissi comics by critically acclaimed author Marguerite Abouet will delight young readers with its cheeky protagonist and the mischief she gets up to in her West African village.  Poor Akissi! The neighbourhoo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hope is Our Only Wing by Rutendo Tavengerwei
    Hope is Our Only Wing - by Rutendo Tavengerwei

    £6.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781471406867 | ISBN 10: 1471406865

    A teen novel set in Zimbabwe about hope – and its power to heal a family, a friendship or even a nation.  For fifteen-year-old Shamiso, struggling with grief and bewilderment following her father's death, hope is nothing but a leap into dar ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Wooden Camel by Wanuri Kahiu, illustrated by Manuela Adreani
    The Wooden Camel - by Wanuri Kahiu, illustrated by Manuela Adreani

    £7.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781911373131 | ISBN 10: 1911373137

    *NOMINATED FOR THE KATE GREENAWAY MEDAL 2018* *21 MUST READS for EMPATHY by EmpathyLabUK and The Sunday Times* *SLJ Books to Celebrate Black History Month*   Etabo dreams of being a camel racer. One day he might even beat his older broth ... more

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  • Cover image of book Tales from Africa by K.P. Kojo
    Tales from Africa - by K.P. Kojo

    £6.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780141373072 | ISBN 10: 0141373075

    A collection of hugely entertaining stories, drawn from the rich folklore of many countries throughout Africa, and brought sparklingly to life with humour and rhyme by Ghanaian author, Nii Ayikwei Parkes, writing under the name used for his children' ... more

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  • Cover image of book All Aboard for the Bobo Road by Stephen Davies
    All Aboard for the Bobo Road - by Stephen Davies

    £6.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781783445004 | ISBN 10: 1783445009

    All aboard for the Bobo Road!   Fatima and Galo load the luggage while their dad Big Ali drives the bus. Help count on bikes, sacks of rice, melons and even goats and chickens as the bus travels past Gurunsi houses, the hippo lake, waterfalls ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wangari Maathai: The Woman Who Planted a Million Trees by Franck Prévot, illustrated by Aurélia Fronty
    Wangari Maathai: The Woman Who Planted a Million Trees - by Franck Prévot, illustrated by Aurélia Fronty

    £13.99   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781580896269 | ISBN 10: 158089626x

    A tree is worth more than its wood.   Wangari Maathai said, “Trees are living symbols of peace and hope.” The trees that she and her Green Belt Movement planted are more than symbols, they are the result of the hard work of the women she e ... more

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  • Cover image of book Child Soldier: When Boys and Girls are Used in War by Jessica Dee Humphreys and Michel Chikwanine, illustrated by Claudia Dávilla
    Child Soldier: When Boys and Girls are Used in War - by Jessica Dee Humphreys and Michel Chikwanine, illustrated by Claudia Dávilla

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781445145655 | ISBN 10: 1445145650

    If there was ever a book to make you sit up and pay attention, then Child Soldier is it.   Michel Chikwanine was only five-years-old when he was abducted from outside his school by rebel soldiers in The Democratic Republic of Congo. Child Soldier ... more

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  • Cover image of book Inspirational Lives: Nelson Mandela by Kay Barnham
    Inspirational Lives: Nelson Mandela - by Kay Barnham

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780750293112 | ISBN 10: 075029311x

    Each book in this series is an individual biography of a person who is remarkable for their achievements and contribution to their time and industry.  The series focuses on the people who inspire children today. Each book looks at the backgro ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Extraordinary Story of One Ordinary Bicycle by Jude Isabella, illustrated by Simone Shin
    The Extraordinary Story of One Ordinary Bicycle - by Jude Isabella, illustrated by Simone Shin

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781445142432 | ISBN 10: 1445142430

    The moving story of how one ordinary bicycle can change lives across the world.  As soon as Aliseta sees the red bicycle, she knows it's the one for her. But she doesn't know that Big Red has travelled across the ocean from America, where it once ... more

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  • Cover image of book No Turning Back by Beverley Naidoo
    No Turning Back - by Beverley Naidoo

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780141368900 | ISBN 10: 014136890x

    No Turning Back by Carnegie-medal winning author Beverley Naidoo is the powerful and moving story of Sipho and his struggle to survive on the city streets of Johannesburg in the 1990s. It is one of The Originals from Penguin - iconic, outspoken, firs ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Fun ABC by Sade Fadipe and Shedrach Ayalomeh
    A Fun ABC - by Sade Fadipe and Shedrach Ayalomeh

    £6.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781911115151 | ISBN 10: 1911115154

    Adanah goes on an alphabetical adventure to visit her grandfather in the village.   Each letter from A to Z is shown through delightful visual puzzles. How many objects starting with the same letter can you find? Can you spot the mask hanging ... more

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  • Cover image of book Juliane
    Juliane's Story: A Journey from Zimbabwe - by Andy Glynne, illustrated by Karl Hammond

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780750292825 | ISBN 10: 0750292822

    This picture book captures a real-life account of a young girl's journey from Zimbabwe to seek asylum in a new country.   This picture book tells the story of 12-year-old refugee Juliane. At the age of three Juliane was separated from her moth ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hamid
    Hamid's Story: A Journey from Eritrea - by Andy Glynne, illustrated by Tom Senior

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780750292818 | ISBN 10: 0750292814

    This picture book captures a real-life account of a young boy's journey from Eritrea to seek asylum in a new country.   This picture book tells the story of 10-year-old refugee Hamid who flees Eritrea with his mother to escape the war and thre ... more

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  • Cover image of book Double Trouble for Anna Hibiscus by Atinuke, illustrated by Lauren Tobia
    Double Trouble for Anna Hibiscus - by Atinuke, illustrated by Lauren Tobia

    £6.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781406365719 | ISBN 10: 1406365718

    "Anna Hibiscus," whispers her father. "Come and see..." "Babies!" says Anna. "Two babies! From the stellar team of Atinuke and Lauren Tobia comes the third Anna Hibiscus picture book title brimming with all the best-loved Hibiscus family members ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Lion Roars by Alan Gibbons
    The Lion Roars - by Alan Gibbons

    £5.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781781125632 | ISBN 10: 1781125635

    Jimi dreams of playing in the all-white kit of the Lions of Senegal but he can't see how his dream will ever come true. Even though he is the best footballer in the region, the bigger boys never let him play with them. But can he change their minds? ... more

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  • Cover image of book Gorilla Dawn by Gill Lewis
    Gorilla Dawn - by Gill Lewis

    £6.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780192739186 | ISBN 10: 0192739182

    Imara and Bobo are two children living with a band of rebel soldiers in the African jungle. When an orphaned gorilla is brought to their camp they swear to protect it. But in their war-ravaged world, can they ever find true safety? ... more

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  • Cover image of book Emmanuel
    Emmanuel's Dream: The True Story Of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah - by Laurie Ann Thompson, illustrated by Sean Qualls

    £13.99   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780449817445 | ISBN 10: 044981744x

    Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah’s inspiring true story — which was turned into a film, Emmanuel’s Gift, narrated by Oprah Winfrey — is nothing short of remarkable.   Born in Ghana, West Africa, with one deformed leg, he was dismissed by most people ... more

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  • Cover image of book Chicken in the Kitchen by Nnedi Okorafor
    Chicken in the Kitchen - by Nnedi Okorafor

    £6.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780993225307 | ISBN 10: 0993225306

    *WINNER CHILDRENS AFRICANA BEST BOOK AWARD 2016* What would you do if you woke up one night to find the shadow of a giant chicken passing your bedroom door? Go and investigate of course! When Anyaugo follows a giant chicken into her ki ... more

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  • Cover image of book Zeraffa Giraffa by Dianne Hofmeyr, iIllustrated by Jane Ray
    Zeraffa Giraffa - by Dianne Hofmeyr, iIllustrated by Jane Ray

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781847806611 | ISBN 10: 1847806619

    This is the astonishing true story of Zeraffa, a giraffe who was sent as a gift from Egypt to France in 1826.   A young boy, Atir, takes care of Zeraffa on her epic journey and the sailors sing songs as she gazes down at them. In France, Atir ... more

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  • Cover image of book Little Red and the Very Hungry Lion by Alex T. Smith
    Little Red and the Very Hungry Lion - by Alex T. Smith

    £6.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781407143903 | ISBN 10: 1407143905

    Worried about wolves? Don't make Little Red laugh. She's not even scared of hungry lions. After all, why would this furry chap want to gobble her up? She's sure he'd rather have a doughnut. Right, Mr Lion?   Little Red sets off to visit her aunti ... more

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  • Cover image of book Love from Anna Hibiscus by Atinuke, illustrated by Lauren Tobia
    Love from Anna Hibiscus - by Atinuke, illustrated by Lauren Tobia

    £5.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781406349122 | ISBN 10: 1406349127

    The seventh title in this brilliant series about Anna Hibiscus, who lives in Africa with her large extended family, by a renowned Nigerian storyteller.  Anna Hibiscus is on holiday with Grandmother and Grandfather in the village where they were ... more

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  • Cover image of book Real Stories from Street Children Across the World by Anthony Robinson
    Real Stories from Street Children Across the World - by Anthony Robinson

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781847805980 | ISBN 10: 1847805981

    Six children and two families tell their stories about living on the streets of Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Guatemala. These resourceful, resilient and optimistic children and families talk about their pasts, their present lives and their hopes for the ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Ghanaian Goldilocks by Dr Tamara Pizzoli, illustrated by Phil Howell
    The Ghanaian Goldilocks - by Dr Tamara Pizzoli, illustrated by Phil Howell

    £12.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780996001601 | ISBN 10: 0996001603

    Set in Accra, Ghana, The Ghanaian Goldilocks is a modern twist on the classic Goldilocks fairytale. Like traditional kente cloth, West African culture and themes are woven seamlessly into the story of a boy with sun lightened hair named Kofi, better ... more

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  • Cover image of book Nadine Dreams of Home by Bernard Ashley
    Nadine Dreams of Home - by Bernard Ashley

    £5.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781781123690 | ISBN 10: 1781123691

    Nadine is afraid of London, and of her memories, and especially for her father, who didnt get out of Goma with the family. But then a kind teacher shows Nadine a photo of home, and Nadine learns to dream again.  Information for Grown-Ups: This ... more

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  • Cover image of book S is for South Africa by Beverly Naidoo, illustrated by Prodeepta Das
    S is for South Africa - by Beverly Naidoo, illustrated by Prodeepta Das

    £6.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781847805027 | ISBN 10: 1847805027

    From Cricket to Madiba, from Bunny Chow to Kubu, this photographic alphabet celebrates everything we South Africans love best about our country. ... more

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  • Cover image of book African Patterns to Colour by Struan Reid, illustrated by Lawrie Taylor
    African Patterns to Colour - by Struan Reid, illustrated by Lawrie Taylor

    £5.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781409556763 | ISBN 10: 140955676x

    * A rich and fascinating colouring book featuring patterns taken from art from African countries throughout the ages.   * Children can colour the geometric patterns of Ndebele houses in South Africa, the rich embroidery of a Nigerian princes ... more

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  • Cover image of book Off to Market by Elizabeth Dale, Illustrated by Erika Pal
    Off to Market - by Elizabeth Dale, Illustrated by Erika Pal

    £6.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781847804389 | ISBN 10: 1847804381

    Hop on board the market bus! Everyone wants a ride and soon it's full to the top. But when the bus reaches a steep hill it just can't go any further. How will they lighten the load?  Little Keb has the answer, proving that even the smallest pers ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Fastest Boy in the World by Elizabeth Laird
    The Fastest Boy in the World - by Elizabeth Laird

    £6.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781447267171 | ISBN 10: 1447267176

    From an award-winning author comes a story inspired by the 2012 London Olympics, perfectly timed for the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. Eleven-year-old Solomon loves to run! The great athletes of the Ethiopian national team are his heroes and h ... more

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  • Cover image of book Splash, Anna Hibiscus! by Atinuke, illustrated by Lauren Tobia
    Splash, Anna Hibiscus! - by Atinuke, illustrated by Lauren Tobia

    £6.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781406354683 | ISBN 10: 1406354686

    In the second Anna Hibiscus picture book from Atinuke and Lauren Tobia, Anna has left her mango tree... and shes at the beach!   Phew, it is hot. But what better way to cool off than by playing in the jumpy, splashy waves? Come and splash i ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Herd Boy by Niki Daly
    The Herd Boy - by Niki Daly

    £7.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781847804945 | ISBN 10: 1847804942

    The story describes a day in the life of an African herd boy from the Transkei region of South Africa. He watches over his flock all day, watches out for birds of prey and helps to save the life of a lamb attacked by baboons. On the way home a big sh ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Sleeping Baobab Tree by Paula Leyden
    The Sleeping Baobab Tree - by Paula Leyden

    £5.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781406327939 | ISBN 10: 140632793x

    A funny, heartwarming story set in modern-day Zambia.  One morning twelve-year-old Fred wakes up with an unaccountable sense of foreboding, which his friend Bul-Boo, one of the twins from next door, insists is just in his imagination. However, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hue Boy by Rita Phillips Mitchell, illustrated by Caroline Binch
    Hue Boy - by Rita Phillips Mitchell, illustrated by Caroline Binch

    £6.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781847803030 | ISBN 10: 1847803032

    Hue Boy is small - smaller than all his friends, and he doesn't seem to grow at all, no matter what his mother gives him to eat, or how much he runs and jumps and plays. His mother takes him first to the doctor, and then to the Wise Man of the villag ... more

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  • Cover image of book Anna Hibiscus
    Anna Hibiscus' Song - by Atinuke, illustrated by Lauren Tobia

    £7.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781406338416 | ISBN 10: 1406338419

    A beautiful, vibrant story, with rich colours and words that sing right off the page.   This is the first picture book featuring Anna Hibiscus and she is very happy in it! So happy, in fact, that she cant quite decide what to do with herself! ... more

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  • Cover image of book Welcome Home, Anna Hibiscus! by Atinuke, illustrated By Lauren Tobia
    Welcome Home, Anna Hibiscus! - by Atinuke, illustrated By Lauren Tobia

    £5.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781406320817 | ISBN 10: 1406320811

    Anna Hibiscus lives in Africa. Amazing Africa.   Anna Hibiscus is back home after visiting her grandma in Canada. But it seems that so much has changed while she was away! Double and Trouble have learned to run and Grandad seems to have grown older ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Hunter by Paul Geraghty
    The Hunter - by Paul Geraghty

    £6.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781849393768 | ISBN 10: 1849393761

    One day while playing hunters in the hot dry African bush, Jamina finds a baby elephant whimpering besides its dead mother. As Jamina bravely helps the little orphaned elephant, she vows that she will never be a real hunter... ... more

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  • Cover image of book For You Are a Kenyan Child by Kelly Cunnane, illustrated by Ana Juan
    For You Are a Kenyan Child - by Kelly Cunnane, illustrated by Ana Juan

    £6.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780857071309 | ISBN 10: 0857071300

    Imagine you live in a small Kenyan village, where the sun rises over tall trees filled with doves. When the rooster crows, it's time to wake up and after greeting Mama 'Hodi', you step into her hut for some porridge. Your task today is to watch over ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mirror by Jeannie Baker
    Mirror - by Jeannie Baker

    £12.99   hardback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781406309140 | ISBN 10: 1406309141

    Two diverse countries and cultures are linked with warmth and charm in this two-in-one picture book.  This innovative picture book comprises two stories designed to be read simultaneously one from the left, the other from the right. Page by p ... more

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  • Cover image of book Out of Shadows by Jason Wallace
    Out of Shadows - by Jason Wallace

    £7.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781849390484 | ISBN 10: 1849390487

    If I stood you in front of a man, pressed a gun into your palm and told you to squeeze the trigger, would you do it?  No, sir, no way!  What if I then told you wed gone back in time and his name was Adolf Hitler? Would yo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Have Fun, Anna Hibiscus! by Atinuke, illustrated by Lauren Tobia
    Have Fun, Anna Hibiscus! - by Atinuke, illustrated by Lauren Tobia

    £5.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781406320671 | ISBN 10: 1406320676

    Anna Hibiscus lives in Africa. Amazing Africa. � Anna Hibiscus has never been away from her home in Africa, surrounded by her parents and baby brothers, as well as all of her aunts and uncles and cousins. But now she is going to Canada to visit he ... more

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  • Cover image of book The No. 1 Car Spotter by Atinuke, illustrated by Warwick Johnson Cadwell
    The No. 1 Car Spotter - by Atinuke, illustrated by Warwick Johnson Cadwell

    £5.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781406320770 | ISBN 10: 1406320773

    Oluwalase Babatunde Benson is No. 1. He's the No. 1 car spotter in his village. The No. 1 car spotter in the world!   The start of an exciting new series about the irresistible No. 1, whose hobby is car spotting but who is good at solving all sorts ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bitter Chocolate by Sally Grindley
    Bitter Chocolate - by Sally Grindley

    £6.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780747595021 | ISBN 10: 074759502x

    A novel about friendship and survival, set in the cocoa plantations of West Africa.  Pascals life is like any other boys as he worries about his English classes and his football skills until the day rebels come to his village and everythi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Handa
    Handa's Surprise (Paperback with DVD) - by Eileen Browne

    £7.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781406323979 | ISBN 10: 1406323977

    A bestselling picture book brought to life with an animated DVD!   Handa puts seven delicious fruits in a basket for her friend Akeyo. Which fruit will Akeyo like best, she wonders. After a long walk to the next village, the answer turn ... more

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  • Cover image of book Twelve Dancing Princesses by Rachel Isadora
    Twelve Dancing Princesses - by Rachel Isadora

    £5.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780142414507 | ISBN 10: 0142414506

    A Caldecott Honorwinning illustrator gives this classic fairy tale a brandnew setting!   Night after night, the twelve princesses mysteriously wear out their shoes. But how? The king promises a great reward to any man who can solve the myste ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lila and the Secret of Rain by David Conway and Jude Daly
    Lila and the Secret of Rain - by David Conway and Jude Daly

    £7.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781847800350 | ISBN 10: 1847800351

    For months the sun has burned down on Lila's Kenyan village. It is too hot to gather firewood, too hot to weed the garden, even too hot to milk the cow. Without rain the well will run dry and the crops will fail.   Lila is so worried that whe ... more

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  • Cover image of book Benny and Omar by Eoin Colfer
    Benny and Omar - by Eoin Colfer

    £7.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780141323282 | ISBN 10: 0141323280

    In my old school, we had fighting, no pool and there'd be vicious matches against the other schools...I miss all that stuff!   Moving to Africa is the worst thing that has ever happened to Benny Shaw. No one plays hurling (the best game on ... more

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  • Cover image of book Laughing Giraffe by Mwenye Hadithi and Adrienne Kennaway
    Laughing Giraffe - by Mwenye Hadithi and Adrienne Kennaway

    £6.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780340945209 | ISBN 10: 0340945206

    In the days long ago, Giraffe was the noisiest animal on the Great African Plain. He shouted a lot and he laughed all the time.  This is the story of how the littlest Egret proved to Laughing Giraffe that you don't need to be loud to be heard.&n ... more

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  • Cover image of book Akimbo and the Baboons by Alexander McCall Smith
    Akimbo and the Baboons - by Alexander McCall Smith

    £5.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780747594581 | ISBN 10: 0747594589

    When a lady comes to study the baboons in the game reserve where Akimbo's father is head ranger, Akimbo is keen to help. But life in the bush isn't easy - and being close to the baboons means being close to their predators too...  Starring the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Journey to Jo by Beverley Naidoo
    Journey to Jo - by Beverley Naidoo

    £6.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780007263509 | ISBN 10: 0007263503

    This is the story of love, commitment and the flowering of the human spirit against the background of South Africa�s apartheid.  Frightened that their baby sister Dineo will die, thirteen-year-old Naledi and her younger brother Tiro run away fr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hooray for Anna Hibiscus! by Atinuke
    Hooray for Anna Hibiscus! - by Atinuke

    £5.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781406314953 | ISBN 10: 1406314951

    Anna Hibiscus lives in Africa. Amazing Africa.   She loves singing to her two baby brothers, Double and Trouble. But when she is chosen to sing her her school in front of the president, her throat runs dry and her bones turn to stone.   ... more

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  • Cover image of book Anna Hibiscus by Atinuke
    Anna Hibiscus - by Atinuke

    £5.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781406306552 | ISBN 10: 140630655x

    Anna Hibiscus lives in Africa. Amazing Africa.  She lives with her whole family in a wonderful house. There is always somebody to laugh or play with. She loves to splash in the sea with her cousins and have parties for her aunties.   ... more

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  • Cover image of book Anancy
    Anancy's African Adventures - by Beulah Richmond

    £5.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9789768202116 | ISBN 10: 9768202114

    Follow Anancy and his friend Chaka in their adventures to Africa as they see new sites, animals, and things they have never seen before.  An exciting sequel to Anancy and Friends, Anancy's African Adventures features an imaginative story which c ... more

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  • Cover image of book Burn My Heart by Beverley Naidoo
    Burn My Heart - by Beverley Naidoo

    £6.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780141321240 | ISBN 10: 0141321245

    Mathew and Mugo.   Two boys living on the same Kenyan farm but they share an uneasy friendship. They live in a time when white and black means rich and poor - and a secret society, called the Mau Mau, want their land and freedom back.No-on ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Heaven Shop by Deborah Ellis
    The Heaven Shop - by Deborah Ellis

    £6.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780192754356 | ISBN 10: 0192754351

    The story of one girl's life in an African village being devastated by the AIDS virus.   Binti's father is dying from AIDS, a disease that nobody in their town in Malawi dares name aloud. As Binti and her brother and sister slowly begin t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Baba
    Baba's Gift - by Beverley & Maya Naidoo & Karin Littlewood

    £6.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780140568745 | ISBN 10: 0140568743

    Baba makes a special boat for Themba and Lindi. They love sailing it in the sea and playing on the beach with new friends. But when it's time to go, the little boat has disappeared! What will Baba say if they go home without it? A wonderfully warm st ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Colour of Home by Mary Hoffman, illustrated by Karin Littlewood
    The Colour of Home - by Mary Hoffman, illustrated by Karin Littlewood

    £6.99   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9780711219915 | ISBN 10: 0711219915

    Hassan feels out of place in a new cold, grey country. At school, he paints a picture showing his colourful Somalian home, covered with the harsh colours of war from which his family has fled. He tells his teacher about their voyage from Mogadishu to ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fly, Eagle, Fly! by Christopher Gregorowski and Niki Daly
    Fly, Eagle, Fly! - by Christopher Gregorowski and Niki Daly

    £6.99   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9780711217300 | ISBN 10: 0711217300

    When a baby eagle is blown from its nest, a farmer raises it with his chickens. But will this eagle be forever limited to life in the farmyard or will it learn to follow its destiny in the skies?With a foreword by Archbishop Desmond Tutu, this dram ... more

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  • Cover image of book Salamatu and Kandoni Go Missing by Steve Brace and Annie Kubler
    Salamatu and Kandoni Go Missing - by Steve Brace and Annie Kubler

    £4.99   paperback   (1999) - ISBN 13: 9780859537841 | ISBN 10: 0859537846

    Salamatu's goat follows her to school, leading to a series of misadventures.   Provides an insight into life in Ghana and allows comparisons to our own country. Published in conjunction with Action Aid. ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Day of Ahmed
    The Day of Ahmed's Secret - by Judith Heide Gilliland

    £6.99   paperback   (1997) - ISBN 13: 9780140563535 | ISBN 10: 0140563539

    Ahmed drives his donkey cart through the streets of Cairo, delivering butane gas cylinders to his father's customers. He knows everyone and has a part to play in the life of the city. He is proud to be strong enough to help his family, but most of al ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mufaro
    Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters: An African Tale - by John Steptoe

    £6.99   paperback   (1997) - ISBN 13: 9780140559460 | ISBN 10: 0140559469

    Mufaro's two daughters react in different ways to the King's search for a wife - one is aggressive and selfish, the other kind and dignified. The king disguises himself to learn the true nature of both the girls and chooses Nyasha, the kind and gener ... more

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  • Cover image of book Zomo the Rabbit: A Trickster Tale from West Africa by Gerald McDermott
    Zomo the Rabbit: A Trickster Tale from West Africa - by Gerald McDermott

    £5.99   paperback   (1996) - ISBN 13: 9780152010102 | ISBN 10: 0152010106

    Zomo the rabbit, a trickster from West Africa, wants wisdom. But he must accomplish three apparently impossible tasks before Sky God will give him what he wants. Is he clever enough to do as Sky God asks? "The tale moves along with the swift conc ... more

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  • Cover image of book Masai and I by Virginia Kroll, illustrated by Nancy Carpenter
    Masai and I - by Virginia Kroll, illustrated by Nancy Carpenter

    £5.99   paperback   (1994) - ISBN 13: 9780140548334 | ISBN 10: 0140548335

    A little girl learns about the Masai tribe at school and daydreams about what her life would have been like if she had been born a Masai.   Comparing her life and theirs she learns that their dignity is something that she can also acquire and ... more

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  • Cover image of book Anancy and Mr. Dry-Bone by Fiona French
    Anancy and Mr. Dry-Bone - by Fiona French

    £7.99   paperback   (1992) - ISBN 13: 9781845071646 | ISBN 10: 1845071646

    Rich Mr Dry-Bone lives in a big house on top of a hill.  Poor Anancy lives in a small house at the foot of the hill.  They both want to marry Miss Louise, but she will only marry the man who can make her laugh.  This delightful story i ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain by Verna Aardema, illustrated by Beatriz Vidal
    Bringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain - by Verna Aardema, illustrated by Beatriz Vidal

    £5.99   paperback   (1986) - ISBN 13: 9780333351642 | ISBN 10: 0333351649

    Find out how Ki-pat the herd boy ended a dreadful drought.   An enjoyable and vividly illustrated rhyming story. ... more

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