Horrible Histories Handbooks: Spies

Be silent! Be cunning! Be ruthless! Survive as a spy – and don’t die! From cracking cruel codes to digging through camel poo, will you stay alive? This blood-curdling survival guide will turn you into the best secret agent ever, using the sneaky spy strategies which kept World War II spies alive – at least, the lucky ones! Learn to crack cunning codes! Tail suspects in daft disguises! Sneak off with secret information – and cover your tracks so nobody ever guesses it was you! When you’re the best secret agent ever, even James Bond will be jealous. But be warned! It’s not all a big game, you know. This is a Horrible Histories book ... with heaps of nasty bits!

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    its a good i love cracking code and being a spy

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    I’d love to crack codes and be a spy and this was interesting to read

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    Terry is a former actor, theatre-director and Drama teacher and currently lives in County Durham. He has written over 150 books in the UK, including 44 Horrible Histories titles, and was voted the fifth most popular living children’s author in a 2005 Guardian survey.


    Terry Deary won the 2001 Blue Peter Prize for Rotten Romans.

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