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The Secret Life of Spies

The Secret Life of Spies

by Michael Noble, Alexander Mostov

Hardcover

$19.99
Available for Pre-Order. This item will be available on June 2, 2020

Overview

Uncover the lives of 20 real-life spies who made it their mission to uncover the truth and collect secret information from their enemies… This book presents personal accounts and testimonies from spies all over the world and throughout history and brings key moments in history to life for young readers.

This book journeys around the world and delves back and forth in time to introduce readers to a host of incredible spies who dedicated their lives to world of espionage. Meet Alan Turing whose work cracking the Enigma code helped shorten World War II by a number of years and save countless lives and let Hedy Lamarr prove to you that looks can be deceiving as she put her Hollywood glamour on hold to help advance radio technology. With accounts told through first person narrative, readers will feel like they're meeting some of the most infamous spies of all time.

From those involved in reconnaissance, planning and logistics, espionage and development of new technology, this authentic retelling uncovers the secret life of spies in a unique and engaging way. With stylish illustrations from the wonderfully talented Alexander Mostov and informative and compelling text from Michale Noble, this is the secret life of spies.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780711247567
Publisher: Wide Eyed Editions
Publication date: 06/02/2020
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)
Age Range: 7 - 10 Years

About the Author

Author and academic  Michael Noble runs the Centre for Hidden Histories, a military history Engagement Centre, which aims to interact with and support communities as they seek to commemorate and reflect upon events of the 20th century. It has a particular interest in the legacies of war on diverse communities, remembrance and commemoration, and identity.