Plain-clothes facts about super snoops.
Did you know that cats have been used as spies? Or that there really is an agent 007? Sneak a peek at It's True! This Book Is Bugged and uncover the infamous history of spies, including tricks of the trade, real-life spy gadgets, crazy codes and hidden messages.
You'll encounter famous episodes of courage and cunning through the ages. Sometimes snooping is squeaky clean -- as with the Civil War spy who sent messages in laundry. Other espionage is downright dirty: a Japanese ninja once had to hide in an outhouse. From the plainclothes police of ancient Rome to the hi-tech hackers of today, you'll witness spies stealing secrets and spoiling enemy battle plans.
About the It's True! series
Gross! Creepy! Amazing! Kids will love it.
This non-fiction series for older readers features wacky writing, funny cartoons, and remarkable photos that make each book as delightfully entertaining as it is informative. It's True!