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  • ISBN 13: 9781602863392
  • ISBN 10: 1602863393
  • Price: $6.99 / $8.99 CAN
  • Status: Active

The Secret Agent Training Manual

How to Make and Break Top Secret Messages: A Companion to the Secret Agents Jack and Max Stalwart Series

By (author) Elizabeth Singer Hunt, Illustrated by Brian Williamson

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!

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

Elizabeth Singer Hunt is originally from New Orleans and now lives in San Francisco. She moved to the UK in 1999 for an MA in Southeast Asian studies and then worked in brand marketing. Inspired by her love of travel and the birth of her son, she created the Jack Stalwart series. The series has been selected by Britain's education secretary as well as the popular Richard and Judy Children's Book Club for its ability to appeal to and enthrall younger boy readers.

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