The number of Android users is growing like crazy! In addition, on Google Play, the biggest category of apps by far- is games. Then consider that anybody, of any proficiency level is allowed to publish Android apps for almost zero cost and Android seems like a great place for beginners to start their game development.
You can program for Android in a few ways, but using Java and the Android API is the "pure Android" way. These beginner Android game programming books start from complete beginner up to intermediate.
Hopefully these carefully selected range of books will be of interest to you. Be sure to check the reccomended prerequisits and reader level to make sure you are choosing the best title for your Android game development needs.
More Android game development books will be added on a regular basis. If you want to try out some game development projects for free take a look at these beginner Android game coding projects.