TV Show: Peppa Pig
Peppa Pig Goes Swimming Readlikes
Description: Peppa Pig, a happy pig with her brother George and their parents have fun with all of the other animal friends in their town. In this specific story we see how Peppa learns to swim!
Readalikes for Preschoolers
Appeals: Cartoon,character driven, friendships
Maisy learns to swim by Lucy Cousins
Amazon’s Description: Read how Maisy learns to swim!
Crossover Appeal: This story follows Maisy and all of her friends to the swimming pool. We read how Maisy learns to swim.
Jabari Jumps by Gaia Cornwall
Amazon’s Description: Jabari is definitely ready to jump off the diving board. He’s finished his swimming lessons and passed his swim test, and he’s a great jumper, so he’s not scared at all. “Looks easy,” says Jabari, watching the other kids take their turns.
Crossover Appeal: Jabari Jumps character is not unlike any other child who is afraid to jump of of the diving board. With some help from his family, he learns to conquer those fears.
Llama Llama Learns to Swim by Anna Dewdney
Amazon’s Description: Llama Llama Learns to Swim, tells the story of one of the most memorable (and sometimes scary!) milestones: learning to swim! Your little llamas will love relating to their favorite picture book character as he faces new and challenging situations.
Crossover Appeal: Friendships and family members give Llama Llama the confidence to learn to swim.
Froggy Learns to Swim by Jonathan London
Amazon ‘s Description: Frogs are supposed to be great swimmers. “Not me!” says Froggy, who’s afraid of the water. But with a little encouragement, some practice, and the help of a silly song or two, Froggy becomes an expert frog-kicker!
Crossover Appeal: This cartoon story, (series), shows how with a little song and help from mom, this Froggy eventually learns to Swim!
Leo Can Swim by Anna McQuinn
Amazon ‘s Description: Leo loves the water! Leo and Daddy go to swim class where they kick, bounce, splash around, and dive like little fish. Joining other babies and their caretakers in the pool is a guarantee for unforgettable fun. This sweet story full of action and sound effects is a gentle introduction to pool facilities and parent-child swim lessons with a cast of diverse families who love to splash and play together.
Crossover Appeal: In this story, we read how Leo goes to swim lessons with his father. This sweet tale takes the reader through all the steps of going to the pool to learn how to swim.