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Best Kids Spy Books Worth Your Attention

Our list of some of the best Kids Spy books & series in recent years. Get inspired by one or more of the following books.

1. Spy Science: 40 Secret-Sleuthing, Code-Cracking, Spy-Catching Activities for Kids (1996)

Best Kids Spy Books Worth Your AttentionSh-h-h-h-h-h!! Top Secret… Crack the code of superspy science fun! Make your own spy sunglasses * Write messages with invisible ink * Hook up a secret alarm, and much more! Discover how spies use science to keep–or uncover–top secrets.Learn how to go under cover, master Morse code, and even builddevices to see and hear through walls! These and dozens of otherfun-filled activities give you an inside look at the science behindspy gadgets and tricks of the trade. All the activities arecompletely safe and can be done with everyday stuff from around thehouse….
Author(s): Jim Wiese

2. Spy School Top Secret Collection: Spy School; Spy Camp; Evil Spy School; Spy Ski School; Spy School Secret Service (2018)

Best Kids Spy Books Worth Your AttentionCan an undercover nerd become a superstar agent? Ben Ripley sure hopes so—and his life may depend on it! When Ben Ripley is recruited to the CIA’s Academy of Espionage, it’s a dream come true. But as soon as he gets on campus, Ben finds out that Spy School is way more deadly than debonair. And given his total lack of coordination and failure to grasp even the most basic spying skills, Ben begins to wonder what he’s doing here in the first place. Luckily, through a series of hilarious misadventures, Ben realizes he could actually become a halfway decent…
Author(s): Stuart Gibbs

3. Classified Top Secret; Spy Gear Journal For Kids (Black): Fun & Unique Spy Games Notebook Journal For Boys Or Girls; Spy Journal For Kids With Both Lined and Blank Journal Pages (2017)

Best Kids Spy Books Worth Your AttentionIf you’re looking for gifts for tween boys or tween girls, A Cool Journal could be the perfect choice!Spy Journals for boys and girls are useful, timeless and best of all, journals can help young people discover the power of daily writing!This high-quality & unique children’s journal for girls and boys is jammed pack full of both ruled and blank pages, making it an ideal choice as both a creative journal to write in or a kid’s doodle book! Whether they use it as a daily planner, music notebook, kids sketchbook or as a daily diary, this top secret journal for tweens is sure to…
Author(s): Kids Journals

4. Mac Undercover (Mac B, Kid Spy #1) (2019)

Best Kids Spy Books Worth Your AttentionFrom the esteemed New York Times bestselling and multi-award-winning author Mac Barnett comes a thrilling, hilarious fully-illustrated new spy adventure series! Before Mac Barnett was an author, he was a kid. And while he was a kid, he was a spy. Not just any spy. But a spy…for the Queen of England. James Bond meets Diary of a Wimpy Kid with this groundbreaking fully-illustrated chapter book series Mac B., Kid Spy. The precious Crown Jewels have been stolen, and there’s only one person who can help the Queen of England: her newest secret agent, Mac B. Mac travels around the globe in…
Author(s): Mac Barnett

5. Spy School (2013)

Best Kids Spy Books Worth Your AttentionCan an undercover nerd become a superstar agent? Ben Ripley sure hopes so—and his life may depend on it!Ben Ripley may only be in middle school, but he’s already pegged his dream job: C.I.A. or bust. Unfortunately for him, his personality doesn’t exactly scream “secret agent.” In fact, Ben is so awkward, he can barely get to school and back without a mishap. Because of his innate nerdiness, Ben is not surprised when he is recruited for a magnet school with a focus on science—but he’s entirely shocked to discover that the school is actually a front for a junior…
Author(s): Stuart Gibbs

6. I Spy Animals (2012)

Best Kids Spy Books Worth Your AttentionAn I Spy 8×8 at $3.99!I SPY ANIMALS is based on the bestselling I SPY LITTLE ANIMALS. Toddlers and preschoolers can search photos from the original I Spy series for all kinds of animals.Simple picture clues and rhyming riddles guide the youngest readers through 13 interactive, fun-filled spreads….
Author(s): Jean Marzollo, Walter Wick

7. Scholastic Reader Level 1: I Spy a Dinosaur’s Eye (2003)

Best Kids Spy Books Worth Your AttentionBrand new for beginning readers: An I Spy Reader with picture clue riddles!All-new, easy-to-read riddles by Jean Marzollo are paired with fun photographs culled from previously published I Spy books to create an I Spy easy reader. With rhythm, rhyme, and picture clues, this book is written to support the newest reader….
Author(s): Jean Marzollo, Walter Wick

8. I Was a Third Grade Spy (2003)

Best Kids Spy Books Worth Your AttentionBelieve it or not–and you better believe it–Josh’s dog Arful can talk! This is very useful to Josh and his pals who want to win the school talent contest. First the boys have to find out what the girls are planning for the contest. That’s when they send Arful to get an earful by spying on the girls. Just wait until show time to see what Arful the spy uncovers….
Author(s): Mary Jane Auch

9. The Spy School Collection: Spy School; Spy Camp; Evil Spy School (2016)

Best Kids Spy Books Worth Your AttentionThe first three books in the New York Times bestselling Spy School series by Stuart Gibbs are now available together in a collectible boxed set!Can an undercover nerd become a superstar agent? Ben Ripley sure hopes so—and his life may depend on it! When Ben Ripley is recruited to the CIA’s Academy of Espionage, it’s a dream come true. But as soon as he gets on campus, Ben finds out that Spy School is way more deadly than debonair. And given his total lack of coordination and failure to grasp even the most basic spying skills, Ben begins to wonder what he’s doing here in the first place. Luckily, through a series of…
Author(s): Stuart Gibbs

10. I Spy Numbers (2012)

Best Kids Spy Books Worth Your AttentionAn I Spy 8×8 at $3.99!I SPY NUMBERS is based on the bestselling I SPY LITTLE NUMBERS. Toddlers and preschoolers can search photos from the original I Spy series for numbers to help them learn counting and basic math skills.Simple picture clues and rhyming riddles guide the youngest readers through 12 interactive, fun-filled spreads….
Author(s): Jean Marzollo, Walter Wick

Best Kids Spy Books Worth Your Attention

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some kids spy books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

How to be an International Spy: Your Training Manual, Should You Choose to Accept it

Author(s): Lonely Planet Kids
Publisher: Lonely Planet Kids, Year: 2015, Size: 187 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2218825

How to Be an International Spy: Your Training Manual, Should You Choose to Accept It

Author(s): Andy Eriggs
Publisher: Lonely Planet, Year: 2015, Size: 221 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2330183

The Cosmos For Kids (I Spy Universe)

Author(s): Speedy Publishing
Publisher: Speedy Publishing;Speedy Kids, Year: 2014, Size: 10 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1343214

Chainsaws, Slackers, and Spy Kids: Thirty Years of Filmmaking in Austin, Texas

Author(s): Alison Macor
Publisher: , Year: 2010, Size: 3 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 540631

Please note that this booklist is not definite. Some books are absolutely hot items according to The Wall Street Journal, others are written by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant resources you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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