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Author Long, David, 1961- author.
Title Spies : the most thrilling spy stories from around the world... / David Long ; illustrated by Terri Po.
Pub Info London : Faber & Faber, 2022.
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 Brooks(Harwich)-Children  J 327.12 LON     AVAILABLE
 Chilmark Juv Collection  J 327.12 LON     AVAILABLE
Descript 206 pages : color illustrations ; 32 cm
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Contents Giliana Gerson - Making friends in all the right places -- Roald Dahl - From spy to storyteller -- Virginia Hall - Spying, subversion and sabotage -- Lewis Hodges - Missions by moonlight -- Noor Inayat Khan - The first woman wireless operator -- Witold Pilecki - Breaking into a death camp -- Pat O'Leary - A doctor in search of adventure -- Harry Cole - Double agent: Working for the enemy -- Claus Helberg - A death race on skis -- Scotch Lass - Britain's smallest secret agent -- Josephine Baker - No one suspects a star -- Andře Barrel - Dropped into danger -- Lise de Baissac - Living next door to the enemy -- Margery Booth - Singing for Hitler -- Alix d'Unienville - Miss Moneybags -- Jeannie Rousseau - Wrecking rockets -- Harry Ře - Teacher turned factory saboteur -- Mary Lindell - The incredible escape artist -- Krystyna Skarbek - The powers of persuasion -- Didi and Jacqueline Nearne - The spies who were sisters -- Charles Fraser-Smith - Gadgets and gizmos -- 'Major Martin' - The man who never was -- William Colepaugh - More high life than spy life -- Elyesa Bazna - A traitor tricked -- Klaus Fuchs - Stealing scientific secrets -- George Blake - The secret tunnel that wasn't secret -- Zvi Aharoni - Tracking down a Nazi.
Summary "Discover the exciting and dangerous lives of spies and secret agents from Blue Peter Award-winning David Long and rising star Terri Po. A single spy can save thousands upon thousands of lives. From Harry Ree, teacher turned saboteur, to Margery Booth, the spy who sang for Hitler, to Scotch Lass, Britain's smallest ever agent, discover twenty-seven of the most courageous and daring spies. For as long as there have been secrets to keep, there have been spies, the world over, trying to uncover this classified information. Spying goes on all the time, and everywhere, but some of the most astonishing exploits occur during wartime"--Publisher's description.
Subject Spies -- Juvenile literature.
Espionage -- Juvenile literature.
Spies -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Espionage -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Spies -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Secret service.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Adventure & Adventurers.
Genre Informational works.
Add Author Po, Terri, illustrator.
Related To ebook version : 9780571361861
ISBN 9780571361847 (hardcover)
0571361846 (hardcover)
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