How to be a Spy in 7 Days or Less!

How to be a Spy in 7 Days or Less!

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Agent Ace and his gadgets expert Charlie show readers all the tricks in the spying game and prepare them to undertake their first mission. This simple 7-day plan helps aspiring spooks plan cunning disguises, gather information and carry out reconnaissance work. There are codes to crack and fun step-by-step craft projects for wannabe spies to make. Best of all, the book comes with cool espionage accessories. "The How To Be A..." series mixes practical information, easy-to-follow craft projects, great accessories and lots of make-believe fun. Each book follows a 7-day plan. Previously published titles include "How To Be a Princess", "How to Be a Star" and "How to Be a Pirate". The contents include: End matter; Imprint and title page; Introduction to Agent Ace and Charlie, chosing a code name; Spy HQ - design a door sign and set spy traps; Spy Disguises and Make-up; Body Language; Tailing your target; Make a robot bug; Secret Messages - invisible ink, rubber band messages, leaf messages; Morse Code, and Make a Skytale; Cipher Wheels; Signposts, and the Switcheroo; Dead drops - and make a false-bottomed box; Graduation and rules for spies; and, End matter. Pocket at back contains: sunglasses, spy notebook, 2 code wheels, and 1 false moustache.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 32 pages
  • 215 x 245mm
  • Pan MacMillan
  • Kingfisher Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • full colour artwork illustrations
  • 075341502X
  • 9780753415023
  • 804,300

About Justine Smith

Justine Smith worked in children's book publishing for nearly twenty years, most recently as editorial director of Ladybird books. She is now a freelance writer and editor. Jan Lewis's brilliant illustrations have been published by Walker, HarperCollins, Macmillan, Egmont, Orchard, David Fickling and pretty much any publisher you might think of! Jan used to teach illustration at Berkshire College of Art but now illustrates full time and is currently writing her own books as well. She also illustrated How to Be a Pirate in 7 Days or Less for Kingfisher.show more