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Books for Classical Conversations Cycle 1

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Recommended Books for Classical Conversations Cycle 1 from PaperPie

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Geography Encyclopedia with Complete World Atlas: This newly updated book will introduce you to the whole field of geography, from rocks and their formation, the Solar System, weather and climates, and oceans, to human settlements, population trends, diverse ecosystems and environmental concerns.

Big Picture Atlas: A wonderfully big picture atlas for children to learn the basis of world geography.

Children’s Picture Atlas: This beautifully illustrated picture atlas takes children on a magical journey around the world.


The World Atlas & Jigsaw Puzzle: Pore over each of the world’s continents with this entertaining atlas and sturdy, 300-piece jigsaw, with hundreds of animals, landmarks, and attractions to spot and talk about.

Look Inside Our World: This non-fiction lift-the-flap book features bold illustrations, simple explanations to complex questions and over 60 flaps to lift.

My Very First Our World Book: This is non-fiction for very young children who will find lots of things to look at and talk about in this highly visual book about our world – anything from geography and geology to its place in the universe.

Wonders of our World: Journey across our world to explore natural and man-made marvels. Peer inside ancient buildings, climb mighty mountains, dive under the surface of the sea, and much more when you shine a light behind the page and see…





100 Things to Know About Planet Earth: What are phantom islands? How did the Black Death cause an ice age? How could graffiti save endangered tortoises? Find the answers to these questions and 97 more in this bold, graphic, and exciting book, full of amazing things to know about Planet Earth.

The Big Picture Book of Planet Earth: This book will take young readers on a spectacular journey around the world, from the highest mountain peaks to the very bottom of the ocean.

Planet Earth: What makes Planet Earth so special? It’s the only planet to have anything living on it for a start. But it also has fiery volcanoes, magnificent mountains, scorching deserts and icy landscapes. Find out all about it in this fantastic book.

Secrets of Our Earth: In Secrets of Our Earth, we’ll journey to the polar lands, dive beneath the ocean waves and explore rain forests and deserts to see the wonders of our beautiful planet.


Greek Myths & Legends: This superbly illustrated reference guide to the Greek Myths includes brief outlines of all the most famous stories, brought to life with pictures by Rodney Matthews.

The Book of Greek Myths: A sumptuously illustrated treasury of Greek myths filled with lively retellings of stories of brave heroes, powerful gods and terrible monsters.

Illustrated Stories of Greek Myths: Heroes and heroines battle with terrifying monsters, mighty armies and scheming gods in this thrilling collection of famous myths from Ancient Greece including: “The Horse”, “The Minotaur”, “Bellerophon and Pegasus”, “The Twelve Tasks of Heracles”, “Perseus and the Gorgon”, “The Odyssey”, and more myths and a guide to the gods.

Greek Myths: Jason and the Argonauts: Young Jason has been set a seemingly impossible task — to retrieve the legendary Golden Fleece from the clutches of a deadly, fire-breathing dragon.

The Odyssey: The timeless Greek legend of gods and monsters comes to life in this action-packed graphic novel adaptation.

The Story of Pegasus: Imagine if you were told to kill a terrifying monster. That’s just what happens to Bellerophon and he’s in despair… until he finds Pegasus, a magnificent flying horse.


Encyclopedia of World Religions: This thought-provoking book offers a balanced exploration of the beliefs, history and customs of all the major world religions, as well as many less well-known faiths, past and present.

Encyclopedia of World History: This newly updated book will introduce you to world history, from prehistoric times to the start of the 21st century.

Timelines of World History: Discover the history of the world thanks to this detailed book with lots of timelines to help children understand the chronology of world history.

A Short History of the World: Learn the essential dates and stories that have left a mark on the world with this narrative-led History book.

Flags of the World to Color: Learn the flags of all the countries in the world by coloring them in, thanks to this educational coloring book!

Flags of the World: Book & Jigsaw Puzzle:

History of the World in 100 Pictures: A new way of looking at History through a hundred pictures, this title will give young and older readers alike an overview of the most defining moments of World History.

100 Things to Know About History: An eye-catching information book filled with one hundred interesting facts to learn about world history.

Lift the Flap Questions and Answers About our World: Includes a full map of the world, and answers many questions such as – Where do the Sun & Moon go? What makes the wind blow and volcanoes erupt? How many countries and languages are there? Why is the Earth round and the sky blue? Do all plants have flowers and all rivers flow to the sea? Which is the biggest ocean and the brightest star?

Time Traveler: Discover what life was really like in this action-packed adventure through history.

Beginners History Box Set: Ancient Greeks, Castles, Celts, Digging Up the Past, Egyptians, Iron Age, Maya, Romans, Stone Age, and Vikings.

Children’s World Cookbook: More than forty simple recipes from around the world, with information about traditional dishes of different countries and their ingredients.

Sticker Dolly Dressing Around the World: In this book you will find dolls from different countries in the world.

Tales of Brave and Brilliant Girls Around the World: Here are traditional tales from every corner of the globe, all featuring bold and clever heroines who battle dragons, fight sea serpents, or save their village from monstrous thieves.


Science: You will find the whole field of science from physics, chemistry, biology, information technology, Earth sciences and astronomy to new fields such a genetic engineering, nanotechnology, telecommunications and the preservation of planet Earth

Illustrated Dictionary of Biology: This is the ideal reference companion for students of biology and an essential study guide for examination candidates.

Lift-the-Flap Biology: Welcome to the bright and exciting world of biology. Dive in and explore all sorts of living things, from scuttling bugs to swaying forests and everything in between.

The Biology of Bananas: Get ready to play (and learn!) with your food! Discover the truth about yeast, learn how to count calories, conduct experiments with rubbery eggs, and more.

How Do Flowers Grow?: A great introduction to one of the fundamental themes of biology, perfect for curious young minds.

What Makes it Rain?: What makes it rain? How hot is the sun? Where does wind come from? Find out in this beautifully illustrated flap book.

Gardening for Beginners: This delightful book is packed with simple and straightforward growing projects specially chosen for beginner gardeners.

Look Inside the Woods: Lift the flaps to discover what’s hiding in the trees and scurrying under the leaves. Look under hedges and peer inside logs to uncover a fascinating world of woodland wildlife.

Secrets of the Vegetable Garden Shine-A-Light Book: Hold a page up to the light to reveal what is hidden in and around the vegetable garden, and discover a small world of great surprises.

Flowers Young Beginners Book: Beginners Flowers is part of an exciting reading series for young children, with lots of pictures and very simple, easy-to-follow text.

How Flowers Grow Beginners Book: How do flowers grow in dry deserts? How do animals help to spread seeds? Which flower smells like rotting meat? In this book you’ll find the answers and lots more about how flowers grow.

Lift the Flap Questions and Answers About Nature: Inquisitive young children can discover the answers to these questions and many more in this beautifully illustrated information book, containing over 60 flaps to lift. A fascinating introduction to the natural world.

100 Science Experiments: This action-packed collection of science experiments combines hands-on fun and scientific investigation.

100 Things to Know About Science: Science is a huge topic, but this friendly book breaks it down into bite-sized chunks, making it an accessible introduction for anyone who wants to find out about this fascinating subject.

365 Science Activities: If you’ve ever wondered why bread is full of holes, what your DNA looks like or how to make a rainbow, then this inspiring book is for you.

50 Science Things to Make and Do: These simple step-by-step activities combine hands-on fun and scientific investigation.

Beginners Science Box Set: Box Set includes: Astronomy, Earthquakes, Living in Space, Planet Earth, The Solar System, Storms and Hurricanes, Sun, Moon and Stars, Volcanoes, Weather, and Your Body. 

First Encyclopedia of Science: Why do things float? What happens to the food you eat? Why is it warm in summer? Find out in this lively internet-linked book. This book is full of amazing photographs and lively illustrations.

Illustrated Elementary Science Dictionary: The Usborne Illustrated Elementary Science Dictionary tells it straight and simple, explaining everything children and parents need in order to understand basic level science.

Illustrated Dictionary of Science: This great study aid has topics arranged thematically so that words are explained in context, with a fully integrated system of cross-referencing plus a comprehensive index.

Lift the Flap Questions and Answer About Science: A quirky lift-the-flap book that answers children’s questions about science. A fun book to dip in and out of, it has lots of quirky and interesting facts children will find fascinating.

Look Inside Science: A fun and informative flap book introducing young children to the wonders of science.

Science in the Kitchen: This colorful book is packed with exciting scientific activities, from blowing bubbles to making soft drinks and invisible ink. 

Science With Plants: This lively book is packed with exciting science activities which encourage children to explore the intriguing nature of plants.

Science Scribble Book

STEM Books:

Math Scribble Book: THINK like a mathematician by scribbling your way through this jam-packed activity book, full of puzzles to SOLVE, codes to CRACK, patterns to DRAW and much more.

Science Scribble Book

Engineering Scribble Book

Inventions Scribble Book: This scribble-in activity book will help children develop their creativity as well as learn lots about engineering, science, technology, and math!

Technology Scribble Book: This scribble-in activity book explores all sorts of technology, from creating movies and games, to transportation, drones, and medicine.

Architect Academy: Discover the essential skills required on the way to becoming an architect in this innovative activity book.

Scientist Academy: Discover the essential skills required on the way to becoming a scientist in this innovative activity book.

Engineer Academy: Packed full of great illustrations, fun facts, and absorbing activities, it guides readers through each strand of engineering science – Mechanics, Aerospace, Robotics, Energy, and Materials.

Lift the Flap Engineering: Engineering helps shape the world around us, from the houses and cities we live in, to the way we travel, and even the sound of the music we listen to.

See Inside How Things Work: Have you ever wondered just what happens when you flush a toilet, or what goes on inside a light bulb? Do you want to know how a digger scoops up soil, why boats float and what keeps planes up in the air? Lift the flaps to see inside how things work–from everyday inventions to massive machines.

Make Buildings: Imagine amazing buildings and fantastical houses with this architecture-themed drawing book.


99 Math Puzzles: A pocket-sized puzzle book full of games and activities to put children’s math skills to the test.

Math Puzzle Pad: Have fun practicing and learning new math skills with this tear-off activity pad! It is packed full of different games that can be played with a pen or pencil directly onto the sheets. A fun way to do math exercises!

Times Tables Practice Pad: Help children practice and perfect their 2 to 12 times tables with this entertaining write-in activity pad.

Times Tables Activity Book: This is a write-in activity book, filled with loads of illustrated activities and scenes to help you practice your times tables.

Adding and Subtracting Activity Book: A colorful, write-in book featuring a multitude of adding and subtracting puzzles, encouraging children to learn and practice.

Fractions and Decimals Activity Book: A colorful, write-in book featuring a multitude of fractions and decimals puzzles, encouraging children to practice.

Measuring Things Activity Book: Packed with puzzles and activities, this entertaining activity book covers all kinds of measuring, from using a ruler to reading scales.

Multiplying and Dividing Activity Book: Children can learn all about multiplying and dividing with this educational activity book.

Key Skills Wipe-Clean Pack: Fractions: Usborne Key Skills introduces important educational concepts and reinforces learning, with lots of opportunities to practice the essential skills needed to progress at each stage.

Math Scribble Book: THINK like a mathematician by scribbling your way through this jam-packed activity book, full of puzzles to SOLVE, codes to CRACK, patterns to DRAW and much more.

Wipe-Clean First Math: Children need lots of practice when learning important skills and this durable book allows them to repeat simple math problems again and again.

Wipe-Clean Adding: These fun books are a perfect way to help young children begin to learn how to add and how to subtract.

Wipe-Clean Subtracting: This fun book is a perfect way to help young children begin to learn how to subtract.

Lift the Flap Adding & Subtracting: An innovative approach to what can be a dry and tricky subject, this book is perfect for parents and children to share on the road to learning how to add and subtract.

Lift the Flap Fractions & Decimals: Lift the flaps in this colorful board board book to find out about fractions, decimals, and percentages – what they are and how you can use them.

Lift the Flap Multiplying & Dividing: Lift the flaps and learn to solve all kinds of multiplying and dividing puzzles – with toucans to feed, planets to visit and treasure to find along the way.

Lift the Flap Times Tables: Lift-the-flaps to find tips, tricks and practice questions to help you learn all the times tables up to 12×12.

Illustrated Dictionary of Math: Everyone studying math needs this book, and it is an essential study guide when preparing for exams.

Illustrated Elementary Dictionary of Math: The Usborne Illustrated Elementary Math tells it straight and simple, explaining everything children and parents need in order to understand basic level math. 

The Extraordinary Life of Katherine Johnson: A child who loved numbers overcame the odds stacked against her through her hard work and diligence to become the mathematician who sent the very first humans to the moon.

First Math Slide and See Subtracting: A brand new series of interactive board books to make it easier for children to learn math skills.

First Math Slide and See Adding: A brand new series of interactive board books to make it easier for children to learn math skills.

Lift the Flap First Math: An innovative approach to what can be a dry and tricky subject, this book is perfect for parents and children to share on the road to learning essential math skills.

Lift the Flap Sizes and Measuring: With over 60 flaps to lift, this delightful book gently introduces young children to important concepts such as sizes, comparisons and starting measuring.

Lift the Flap Math Shapes: This delightful flap book is an excellent introduction to shapes and basic geometry, with over 125 flaps to lift.


Art Treasury: This delightful treasury combines dazzling art from around the world with exciting projects to do that will inspire every young artist.

Children’s Book of Art: Over thirty of the world’s best-known, best-loved pictures have been chosen for this fascinating introduction to art for children. 

Complete Book of Art Ideas: This inspiring book is packed full of creative ideas. It shows exciting ways of using different art materials. 

Art Gallery Sticker Book: Take a tour through the Usborne art gallery to discover how an art gallery works.


First Book About the Orchestra: Learn about the orchestra thanks to this new sound book. The sounds are embedded on the page, and everytime you press a button, a different instrument will play.

The Four Seasons: Press the pages of this enchantingly illustrated book to hear Vivaldi’s Four Seasons.

Animal Orchestra Plays Mozart: In this wonderful sound book, an Animal Orchestra goes around the forest playing Mozart for all the different animals, telling us a little bit about Mozart and his life along the way. A fun way to be introduced to the most famous tunes by Mozart while sharing some quiet time with your child.

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  1. Do you have any more supplements for Cc cycle 1&2
    I love what you did with the good and beautiful

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