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Mysterious Case of Spying & Espionage Gillian Denton


Multiple-item retail product, boxed | Nov 2013 | Barrons Educational Series Inc. | 9781438073675 | 48pp | 175x140mm | GEN | AUD$29.99, NZD$34.99

It's a mysterious case indeed. Don't be fooled by the compact size of this chunky little box. Inside is everything a burgeoning master of espionage needs to get the job done. The kit includes the following tools of the trade: A die-cut periscope; Fake identity cards; Spy glasses; A secret code wheel; A magnifying glass; Fake passport

It all comes together with the help of a detailed, yet easy-to-follow, 48-page book that covers the history of espionage and simple techniques including surveillance and infiltration; spy skills like code creation, spy talk and blending into a crowd; how to create cool tools like listening and surveillance devices and disguises; biographies of master spies like Mata Hari, Nathan Hale and The Cambridge Five. Kids will enjoy discovering the long-held secrets of espionage and putting those skills to use to become master spies themselves!