The Secret Agent Training Manual: How to Make and Break Top Secret Messages: A Companion to the Secret Agents Jack and Max Stalwart Series (The Secret Agents Jack and Max Stalwart Nonfiction Series #1) (Paperback)
Want to learn how to make and break TOP SECRET messages like a real spy? If so, this book is for you! In this exciting, award-winning nonfiction companion to the debut series SECRET AGENTS JACK AND MAX STALWART, readers ages 8 - 12 years old can learn behind-the-scenes codebreaking and spy skills.
Inside are more than 80 pages of tips, tricks, and practice exercises for writing and deciphering cryptic communications. You'll learn how to make your own invisible ink, hide your messages, create unbreakable ciphers, and craft your own decoder gadgets. You can use this manual to learn how to exchange top secret notes with friends.
Expanded and republished!
About the Author
Elizabeth Singer Hunt is best known as the award-winning author of the SECRET AGENT JACK STALWART chapter book series for younger readers. The 14-book series has been named a 'must read' for boys by the British Education Secretary, serialized by BBC Radio, and featured on Virgin Atlantic Airways' international flights. Elizabeth lives in California with her husband and two children, and is an advocate for the Eco-Soap Bank, a public health nonprofit working to save lives in rural Cambodia.
Praise for The Secret Agent Training Manual: "...any readers with an interest in codes and ciphers should be intrigued by this accessible introduction."
Praise for the original Secret Agent Jack Stalwart series:
"Extremely exciting." —The Guardian
"Kids looking for adventure series now have even more options... [SECRET AGENT JACK STALWART] is action-heavy..." —Publishers Weekly
"Informative, action-packed, and great fun." —The Children's Book Review
This page-turner series... takes readers on a wild adventure while they learn a bit about world history and geography." —Lincoln Journal-Star
"The[se] page-turners intrigue their intended audience with plot twists and exotic settings." —Florida Times-Union
"The best element of the series are the geographic locations--from China to Italy--that readers get to explore while on the wild ride with [Jack Stalwart]." —Parent Map