Picture books- Africa
These books are in the Yerong Creek PS library
Africa is not a country
Demonstrates the diversity of the African continent by describing daily life in some of its fifty-three nations.
Margy Burns Knight, Mark Melnicove
Captain Congo and the Crocodile King
written by Ruth Starke ; illustrated by Greg Holfeld
An anthropologist is missing and Captain Congo is sent to find him. Danger and intrigue lie ahead, just what Captain Congo loves. Also lying in wait, to the dismay of his pintsized assistant, Pug, are mosquitoes, scorpions and the biggest crocodiles in Africa. Join the two heroes on an exciting adventure to find the missing professor.
Graphic picture book
Disney's the lion king
If you lived here : houses of the world
Features detailed, bas-relief collage spreads of dwellings in other world regions and historical times to explain how different people live and have lived, from a village house in South Africa to a floating green house in the Netherlands
written by Jane Jolly ; illustrated by Dee Huxley
It rains and rains and the Limpopo River bursts its banks. Josette is forced to shelter with her children in a huge tree near their village. They cling for their lives and, on the fourth day, a miracle happens. Based on a real incident in Mozambique.