Scams!

Scams!

by Schroeder Andreas
     
 

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SCAMS! reveals 10 true tales of trickery that will mesmerize young readers. They will discover how the Germans planned to destroy the British economy during World War II by flooding the world with millions of fake British bank-notes.

SCAMS! also includes:

- The Tasady: Stone Age cavemen of the Philippines
- The Shakespearean forgery of William

Overview

SCAMS! reveals 10 true tales of trickery that will mesmerize young readers. They will discover how the Germans planned to destroy the British economy during World War II by flooding the world with millions of fake British bank-notes.

SCAMS! also includes:

- The Tasady: Stone Age cavemen of the Philippines
- The Shakespearean forgery of William Ireland
- P.T. Barnum and his greatest show on earth
- The creation of the Bibliotheca Phillipica
- Le Grand Theresa
- John Keely’s engine
- Karl May’s extraordinary fiction

Readers of any age will be enthralled by these stories of trickery exposed, where the strange twists and turns truly test the limits of credulity.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781554514694
Publisher:
Annick Press, Limited
Publication date:
03/06/2004
Series:
True Stories from the Edge
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
160
File size:
567 KB
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

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Meet the Author

Andreas Schroeder has been a full-time writer for over thirty years. His fiction, non-fiction, radio dramas, journalism, translations and criticism have appeared in over 200 publications. His titles for adults include Fakes, Frauds, and Flimflammery; and Cheats, Charlatans, and Chicanery. Scams! is his first book for young readers.

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