7 Books Set in Africa (8-11) Let books take you on an adventure Stories of adventure and exotic animals from the dark continent 1. Akimbo and the Elephants Alexander McCall Smith 2. The White Giraffe Lauren St John 3. Mamba Point Kurtis Scaletta 4. Benny and Omar Eoin Colfer 5. The Butterfly Lion Michael Morpugo 6. Home of the Brave Katharine Applegate 7. The Elephant Road Nicola Davies Tags: africa, 8-11 View the discussion thread.