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Sneaky Spies

Sneaky Spies

by Charlotte Guillain

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Sneaky Spies looks at daring missions across enemy lines.


Sneaky Spies looks at daring missions across enemy lines.

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Children's Literature - Greg M. Romaneck
Espionage has been a part of war since the dawn of recorded time and probably earlier. In this volume of the illustrated "War Stories" series readers are provided a quick overview of some snippets of history linked to spies and the intelligence gathering work they do in wartime. In quick succession Charlotte Guillain presents some examples of spies dating back to the ancient world and running up to the modern era. For example, the spy work of Unionist Elizabeth Van Lew and Rebel Belle Boyd during the American Civil War are presented as an example of espionage working at cross purposes. Throughout this introduction to wartime intelligence gathering periodic text box inserts pop up each of which details an interesting fact or a thought question. In the end this concise overview offers youngsters a brief look behind the curtain into the world of sneaky spies and the causes they serve. Reviewer: Greg M. Romaneck

Product Details

Publication date:
Heinemann War Stories Series
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.30(d)
950L (what's this?)
Age Range:
8 - 11 Years

Meet the Author

Charlotte Guillain worked as a bookseller, an English teacher and an editor before becoming an author. She has written more than 100 books, both fiction and non-fiction. She always wanted to be a writer and her top tip is to read as much as you can.

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