Picture Books Set in Africa

By Here Wee Read

By Here Wee Read

Picture Books Set in Africa

Christmas in Lagos

Sharon Abimbola Salu


Mama Panya's Pancakes: A Village Tale from Kenya

Richard Chamberlin Chamberlin


When I Get Older: The Story Behind "wavin' Flag"

K'Naan, Sol Sol, et al.


The Wooden Camel

Wanuri Kahiu and Manuela Adreani


Sleep Well, Siba and Saba

Nansubuga Nagadya Isdahl and Sandra Van Doorn


Mama Africa!: How Miriam Makeba Spread Hope with Her Song

Kathryn Erskine and Charly Palmer


Nana Akua Goes to School

Tricia Elam Walker and April Harrison


A Thirst for Home: A Story of Water Across the World

Christine Ieronimo and Eric Velasquez


Africa Is Not a Country

Mark Melnicove and Margy Burns Knight


Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters: An African Tale

John Steptoe and John Steptoe


Rain School

James Rumford


The Patchwork Bike

Maxine Beneba Clarke and Van Thanh Rudd


I Just Want to Say Good Night

Rachel Isadora


The Ghanaian Goldilocks

Tamara Pizzoli and Phil Howell


African: A Children's Picture Book

Peter Tosh and Rachel Moss