This 13-page worksheet explores Alexander McCall Smith's series for young readers featuring the young boy Akimbo. The series is available in most public libaries and there are many used copies on Ebay and Amazon. Akimbo lives near a game reserve with his family and he goes on various adventures involving lions, snakes and elephants, for example. This worksheet focuses on Akimbo and the Elephants. In this adventure Akimbo goes on a dangerous mission to save elephants from being hurt. The worksheet requires the student to engage the plot for specific details, practices vocabulary, and asks the student to make personal connections with the main characters through open ended comprehension questions. The worksheet also reviews nouns, adjectives, adverbs, and homophones.