Everybody knows that spies wear white dinner jackets, drive sports cars, like their drinks shaken not stirred, and carry electric saws disguised as watches. Or do they? Certainly, some real spies are sophisticated members of the diplomatic service, but most are ordinary pe...more
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Like every Eyewitness book, it has large white pages filled with diagrams, small captions, and many photos. Because of its publisher, I have confidence that the information is as accurate as it could be.
This book is a good book for kids who are interested in spies because it gives them the facts without scaring them.
Richard Platt is the author of more than sixty informative books for young readers, and he also writes for innovative multimedia projects. Some of his most popular works have been collaborations with illustrator Stephen Biesty on the "Cross-Sections" series. After a failed attempt to forge a career as a photographer, Platt discovered that he had a knack for writing. "I started writing abou ...more