You are probably living under the rocks if the soaring pigs’ popularity with kids has not touched you! Books, TV series, toys – these pigs and piglets are just everywhere! Of course, we needed to make a list of our favorite kids’ books with pig characters. From toddler, preschooler to primary grade – there are books for all!

25 Best Children’s Books About Pigs

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Check out these amazing pig books for kids. They are listed in chronological order of age.

Picture Books About Pigs

Children's Book About Pigs

Where Does Pig Live?

Take a sneak pig around the farm. Slide the doors, open the flaps, and discover the animals living inside. The pig finally finds the place which feels home!

Designed for toddlers, this book adds a level of excitement to read-aloud.

Age: baby to 3 years |

adorable book about pigs

I Love You, Little Pookie

is about mothers’ love for kids. Even though written for valentine’s day, this book is really relevant year-round.

A simple message to remind the small kids how loved they are. The text rhymes. The story is short, making it a perfect bedtimes read.

Age: baby to 3 years |

simple story about pigs for toddlers

A Little Piglet

is the story of a day in the life of a baby pig. The routine is quite similar and relatable for human babies.

The piglet and its siblings sleep, drink milk, play in the sun. At night, it is time to sleep again.

Age: 1 to 4 years |

Peppa pig book  for kids

Peppa in Space

. Join children’s beloved character Peppa as it gets a lesson in space. Peppa, with her family, takes a trip to the museum. Kids would be excited in joining Peppa on the pretend trip across the planet.

The book also comes with stickers. A fun early education book.

Age: 2 to 4 years

adventure picture book about pigs

The True Adventures of Esther the Wonder Pig

is based on the true story of Happily Esther After animal sanctuary. Steve and Derek adopted a rescue pig, Esther.

To accommodate Esther, the family moved into a big farm. It soon became the home of all sorts of rescue animals.

A heartwarming story of love, kindness, family – every child loves to read.

Age: 2 to 6 years

funny imaginative book about pigs

If You Give a Pig a Pancake

is part of the If You Give a… book series. Read the delightful story about the demand of a whimsical little pig. What happens when a small girl gives it a pancake.

The text is rhythmic with fun pictures. A suitable read-aloud for preschool to early-elementary

Age: 2 to 5 years

popular book about a smelly pig

Pig the Stinker

is part of the popular kid’s book series Pig the Pug. Pig like to be smelly and stinky. So it rolls around garbage, drinks split milk, sticks its head in the toilet.

When the owners try to give it a bath, it comes up with a plan to spoil that. This soon backfires. A funny book for mess-loving kindergarten kids.

Age: 2 to 5 years

humorous picture book book about pigs

Wolf Won’t Bite!

This is a fun take on the classic story of three little pigs. The three little pigs of the circus have captured a wild wolf.

The wolf learns and is ready to perform all the circus tricks. But it just would not bite. Read how the pigs manage to make the wolf bite.

Age: 2 to 6 years

pig book series

Mercy Watson to the Rescue

is the first book from the popular Mercy Watson series. Mercy is the beloved family pig of Mr. and Mrs. Watson.

It is a humorous read filled with antics of the pig. The writing is crisp and easy and the illustrations interesting. An early chapter book for beginner readers.

Age: 4 to 8 years

inspiring pig book for kids

Dream Big, Little Pig!

Poppy, the pig wants to be the star of the skating rink. The first step to this is believing in self.

A great picture book advocating for kids to dream big. This one is written by Olympic gold medalist Kristi Yamaguchi! A perfect book to inspire little skaters or kids in general.

Age: 4 to 8 years

Hilarious pigs book

Pigs To The Rescue

is a hilarious barnyard comedy book. The illustrations are super cute, with the hint of animals hiding on each page.

The book is full of chaotic situations created by all sorts of animals Finally Pigs to the rescue! Beware, parents might get bored reading this again and again to kids!

Age: 4 to 8 years

rhyming book about pigs

What This Story Needs Is a Pig in a Wig

. The pig plans for a concert in the park with her friends. She gathers all in the boat. Then comes the first problem. The determined pig in a wig solves it, only to be presented with the next one.

The illustrations are funny and the text is rhyming. It is a delightful read.

Age: 4 to 8 years

pig friendship story book

Toot & Puddle

is the charming story of two piggy friends Toot and Puddle. Toot loves to go out and explore the world. While Puddle is appreciative and loves to be home.

The story is a wonderful tale of adventure and friendship. It teaches kids to be appreciative.

Age: 6 to 8 years

Chapter Books About Pigs

Pig chapter book for primary graders

The Pirate Pig

is for the pirate-loving kids. Meet Julie an extraordinary pig. Her special talent is to sniff out treasure!

But the sailing is not at all smooth. Barracuda Bill, the greediest pirate hears about Julie’s special talent. Read to see what happens next on this roller coaster. A fun chapter book for primary grades.

Age: 7 to 10 years

Nonfiction Books About Pigs

silly pig nonfiction book

Pigs Never Sweat

is an entertaining nonfiction read. Did you know that the mud coats of the pigs keep them cool! Learn how different animals cool down different ways. The question-answer format of the writing keeps kids engaged.

It is sure to get a few giggles. The pictures are silly. Check out other fun educational books from the Awesome Animals series.

How Big Is A Pig – Book Read aloud

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