For anyone who wants to get a leg up on their aspiration to become an agent of international espionage — or just wants to learn some cool stuff and laugh their head off, this book is perfect. It’s full of actual true spy stories as well as super fun and informative how-tos on such subjects as disguise, lie-detection, and self-defense. Even for non-spies, this book is stuffed full of fascinating facts and lots of wackiness and is just plain fun. Recommended By Gigi L., Powells.com
Synopses & Reviews
A humorous look at the world of espionage with fun activities that will jump-start your training as a world-class spy.
A handy and newly relevant guide to spies and spy craft for youngsters interested in all things espionage. It includes background and tips on how to be a spy, as well as strange-but-true stories of real spies and their unbelievable missions. This pocket-sized compendium covers all facets of the spy game, including chapters on disguises, surveillance, lie detecting, eavesdropping, misinformation, handling secrets, and high-tech spy gear. Part of the Pocket Guide Series.
About the Author
Bart King taught middle school for many years. He’s written 28 books, including The Big Book of Girl Stuff, The Big Book of Boy Stuff, The Big Book of Superheroes, The Big Book of Gross Stuff, and Bart’s King-Sized Book of Fun.