Spies Revealed uncovers the fascinating truth about real-life secret agents and the top-secret organizations they work for. From spymasters to moles, defectors to double agents, and sleepers to disguise experts, you'll discover who's who in espionage. See how real spies measure up to fictional secret agents. Read about secret codes and ciphers, cunning spy techniques, dead drops and special spy equipment. You can even become a spy yourself by following special missions that show you essential spy skills, including how to talk like a spy, how to track a target without being detected, and how to send secret messages.
From history's most famous spies to the future of spy technology - including robo-spies and cyborg counterespionage - this fact-packed book is the ultimate guide to the mysterious world of spying.
Clive Gifford is an award-winning author with over 150 books published for children and adults, including Out of This World, Wow Science, and Discover the Extreme World. His books have garnered much praise and won the Children’s Choice, NAPPA Gold Star, TES Book of the Year, and Smithsonian awards. Clive Gifford lives in the UK.
ABOUT THE SERIES’ ILLUSTRATOR
Andrew Pinder initially studied archaeology and worked as an archaeologist and prehistorian, directing excavations and producing illustrations for museums, books, and specialist publications. Upon moving to Mallorca, he began work as an illustrator, painter, and muralist.? He has had numerous one-man exhibitions on Mallorca and has work in various public and private collections. As an illustrator, he has worked on more than 20 books including Out of the World.
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers (September 30, 2008)