Children’s books set in general areas of Africa
The books below are set in general regions of Africa. Use the sidebar to find a specific location for their books.
If you’re looking for children’s books about specific African sub-regions, you can find the various regions and countries to search for more books below. These geographic regions are from the World Atlas. Read that link for regional descriptions.
Children’s books set in Southern Africa
South Africa, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Swaziland, Namibia, Mozambique, Malawi, Lesotho, Botswana, and Angola
Children’s book set in East Africa
Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi, Rwanda, and South Sudan
Children’s books set in the Horn of Africa
Somalia, Ethiopia, Eritrea, and Djibouti
Children’s books set in East Africa, in the Indian Ocean
Mauritius, Seychelles, and Comoros,
Overseas territories of France:
Mayotte and Réunion
Children’s books set in Equatorial Africa
Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Central African Republic (CAR), the Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Cameroon, and Gabon
Children’s books set in West Africa
Togo, Sierra Leone, Senegal, Nigeria, Niger, Mauritania, Mali, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Ghana, Gambia, Burkina Faso, and Benin
Three Island Nations
Cape Verde, Sāo Tomé and Principe
Overseas territory of the British:
Children’s books set in Sahel
The Sahel region is also known as the African Transition Zone and Northern Africa.
Eritrea, Sudan, Chad, Nigeria, Niger, Burkina Faso, Mali, Mauritania, Gambia, and Senegal
Don’t forget, we also have book lists for each country in Africa. Just check this link for children’s books set in Africa for the list of countries to click through.
If you have any recommendations for books I can add to this directory, I would greatly appreciate it. Contact me here to let me know.
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Race the Wild #4: Savanna ShowdownMore Info
My African Bedtime RhymesMore Info
Vanishing Cultures: SaharaMore Info
A Story, a StoryMore Info
Asante Claws: A Swahili Christmas StoryMore Info
A Stork in a Baobab Tree: An African 12 Days of ChristmasMore Info
Look What Came From AfricaMore Info
Flat Stanley’s Worldwide Adventures #6: The African Safari DiscoveryMore Info
Africa Is Not A CountryMore Info
Not For Parents AfricaMore Info
The Clever Monkey: A Folktale from West AfricaMore Info
The Royal Kingdoms of Ghana, Mali, and Songhay: Life in Medieval AfricaMore Info