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.
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.