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9 of the best Peppa Pig books for those first moments

There’s a first time for everything - even when you’re Peppa Pig! From enjoying holidays and sleepovers to exploring new locations, these books are a great way to prepare your little one for new moments. Because with Peppa, every experience is another opportunity for adventure, fun – and maybe even a little bit of mischief!

Peppa Goes Swimming

Getting into a swimming pool for the first time can be scary, and Peppa’s brother George is a bit nervous. After all, swimming pools are big and George is only little! Can he be persuaded to dip his toe in the water? Well, of course he can – because we all know swimming is great fun. Encourage your child to jump in too, with this fun tale that will have them splish-splashing away in no time. 

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Peppa's First Glasses

If your child is facing a first trip to the opticians, this funny story will give them a good sense of what to expect. Peppa’s friend Pedro Pony wears glasses because he can’t see very well without them. When Peppa thinks she might need glasses too, Mummy Pig takes her to see Pedro’s daddy, Mr Pony the optician. Peppa gets to sit in a big chair, read the letters from the wall chart and try on lots of glasses. It’s actually quite fun! 

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George's First Day at Playgroup

This book provides the perfect introduction for any little ones getting ready for a first day at playgroup, nursery or preschool and will alleviate those jitters. George is joining his big sister Peppa at playgroup and it’s a bit of a change for both of them. George has never been to playgroup and Peppa isn’t sure about him being there either. But they needn’t worry – it’s not long before George has settled in, and Peppa is happy too when she sees how much everybody loves him. 

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Peppa Goes on Holiday

Grab your suitcase and get ready to jet off with Peppa and George as they travel to Italy for some pizza and sightseeing! It’s the first time they’ve been abroad and everything is very new – the airport, the big plane, the language, even the weather – and it’s all very exciting, too! If you’re planning a trip abroad, then let Peppa and her family show your own little piggies just how wonderful holidays can be. 

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Peppa's First Sleepover

This delightful tale is a great way to prepare your child for their first sleepover or overnight stay away from home. Zoe Zebra has invited Peppa and some of their other friends to her house for a sleepover. Peppa has never been to a sleepover before and she’s so excited – why not join in, as they all have midnight feast and storytime together. 

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Peppa's First Pet

If you’re thinking of getting a pet, this Peppa Pig story is an entertaining way to get your tot used to the idea of caring for an animal. Peppa’s pet is a fish called Goldie but she’s not very well: she won’t eat any of her favourite food. To find out what’s wrong, Peppa, George and Mummy Pig take Goldie to the vet. Will the vet help make Goldie feel better? And what can Peppa do?

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Peppa Goes to Hospital

Peppa’s friend Pedro Pony is in hospital with a broken leg – poor Pedro! So Peppa and her friends are off to visit him along with Madame Gazelle. It’s the first time Peppa has been to hospital since she was born, and she’s not quite sure what to expect. Hospitals can be intimidating places, but this fun storybook shows that they needn’t be scary.

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Peppa Goes to the library

Join Peppa and family as they go to their local library to find some lovely new books to read together. Peppa has never been inside a library, and when she arrives she finds there are so many books she’s spoilt for choice! This fun-filled story is a great way to introduce your little ones to the joys of reading and storytelling. 

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Peppa Pig: Dentist Trip

Peppa and her family are going to the dentist. George has never been to a dentist before, so he’s a teeny bit nervous. Except there’s no need to be anxious – Peppa and George’s dentist, Dr Elephant, is very friendly, and all George has to do is open his mouth and say ‘ahhhh!’ This reassuring story will help show your little one why a trip to the dentist is important, and calm any nerves. 

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