Bancks, Tristan,

Nit boy : two books in one / by Tristan Bancks ; illustrated by Heath McKenzie. - Mosman, N.S.W. : Puffin, 2020. - 276 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.

Trent Bancks brings a new hero to the young reader, Nit Boy! The two Nitboy books, Lift Off and Bug Out are about a kid called Lewis who's had nits for pretty much his entire life. Lewis has thousands of nits. His teachers and mum want to shave his head but Lewis has had nits so long that he sees them as his pets. Meanwhile, in the dense forest on Lewis's head, Ned, the first-ever jumping louse, has just been born. And the nits are poised to take over the town, the country, the world. Ages 7+.


Lice--Children's fiction.
Pediculosis--Children's fiction.

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