Pig Books That Will Have You Squealing for More

Be a pig and gobble up all of these chapter books!

Clever Duck

Dick King-Smith

When the pigs start picking on all the other farm animals, Damaris, who is a very clever duck, and her best friend, Rory the sheepdog, find a way to exact revenge, only to find their plot backfiring.

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Charlotte’s Web

E. B. White

Some Pig. Humble. Radiant. These are the words in Charlotte's Web, high up in Zuckerman's barn. Charlotte's spiderweb tells of her feelings for a little pig named Wilbur, who simply wants a friend. They also express the love of a girl named Fern, who saved Wilbur's life when he was born the runt of his litter.

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Wolf Pie

Brenda Seabrooke

Receiving a visit from a wolf named Wilfong, precocious brick house-dwelling porcine brothers James, Martin and Lester Pygg begin a wolf-pie baking project that has a very unexpected main ingredient.

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Wild Times at the Bed and Biscuit

Joan Carris

Ever since Grampa Bender opened his doors (and veterinary skills) to a despondent Canada goose, a cranky muskrat, and two tiny but rebellious fox kits, his animal boarding house has been turned upside down. Luckily, Ernest the mini-pig is on hand to marshal the other animals into being good hosts — but since wild things are, well, wild by nature, it has been trickier than he imagined. Plus Ernest is trying to train Sir Walter, the Scottish terrier puppy who is the newest addition to the family. But what if Sir Walter doesn’t want to be told what to do and decides that running wild like a fox sounds like lots of fun?

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The Pirate Pig

Cornelia Funke

Who needs a treasure map when you have a pirate pig with a nose for gold? Stout Sam and his deckhand, Pip, find a pig washed up in a barrel on the beach. They want to keep her as a pet, but they soon realize Julie is no ordinary pig. She can sniff out treasure What happens if Barracuda Bill, the greediest and meanest pirate who ever sailed the seas, hears about Julie's special talent?

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Babe: The Gallant Pig

Dick King-Smith

A piglet destined for eventual butchering arrives at the farmyard, is adopted by an old sheep dog, and discovers a special secret to success.

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The Adventures of a South Pole Pig

Chris Kurtz

Flora the pig ditches the sedentary life on the farm for an adventure in Antarctica, where she escapes the knife and lives her dream of pulling a sled with a team of dogs.

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Tales of a Sixth-Grade Muppet: When Pigs Fly

Kirk Scroggs

Danvers Blickensderfer has started class at Sam Eagle's academy, and as it turns out, it's pretty much just like any other school. Danvers is already prepping for a quiz, memorizing lines for the school play, and, of course, training for space travel. That's right, Dr. Honeydew and his colleague Dr. Julius Strangepork believe that the famous WormHole-N1 could be the cause of Danvers' Muppetmorphosis, so they launch an expedition to uncover the truth. But how do you get a Muppet kid to the far side of the galaxy? Will Danvers and his crew find the secret of his Muppetmorphosis at the edge of the universe? How did twenty-two stowaways get on board the SS Swinetrek? And how will Sam Eagle explain to all those parents why their kids are light years away from Earth when they should be in choir practice?

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Second Grade Pig Pals

Kirby Larson

Second grader Quinn tries to earn a gold star on the bulletin board for National Pig Day and regain her friendship with a new student following a mix-up.

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Ruthann and Her Pig

Barbara Ann Porte

While visiting his cousin Ruthann in the country, Frank decides that her pet pig Henry Brown would be the perfect companion to ride with him on the school bus for protection against wild older kids.

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Wishes, Kisses, and Pigs

Betsy Gould Hearne

After eleven-year-old Louise makes a wish on the first evening star and her brother turns into a pig, she uses wishes, kisses, and spells to try to put things right again.

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