The Secret Agent Training Manual series (coming 2024)
The full-color Secret Agent Training Manual collection teaches young readers basic secret agent skills.
Book 1: Codebreaking
Book #1 focuses on the art of cryptography, or how to conceal top secret messages.
In this book, readers will learn twenty different top secret ways to keep their communications private. In fact, they won't just learn how to craft cryptic messages, they'll practice how to decipher them.
Once the skills in Book #1 are mastered, readers are invited to put their learnings to the test in a CODEBREAKING CHALLENGE. Entrance to the online challenge is by password only, which is revealed when the reader solves a coded message in the book.
Book 2: Tradecraft
Book #2 introduces readers to the art of "tradecraft." Tradecraft refers to the methods, techniques and technologies used by secret agents to complete their missions.
In this book, younger readers will learn how to disguise themselves, eavesdrop on others, leave dead drops, create dead drop devices, hide belongings, detect snoops, conceal messages in plain sight, make simple spy gadgets, and much, much, more!
Also included are ten tricky "Train Your Brain" exercises where riddles have to be solved in order to succeed in mission-like situations.