The Little Book of Nits PDF ePub eBook

Books Info:

The Little Book of Nits free pdf It's not something easily owned up to, but every family in the country will have come into contact with head lice, either through embarrassing personal experience or by grizzly tales told by friends and relations. The world is teeming with head lice. Both a manual and an entertaining read, The Little Book of Nits is small enough to be purchased as an impulse buy, but also serious enough for it to be a useful addition to the home reference library. Broken down into bite-sized pieces are full details of the history and biology of head lice, advice on how to spot an infestation and the many different ways of dealing with it, natural versus chemical treatments, gadgets and combs, and other aspects of our relationship with these annoying arthropods. Inside, we'll learn that most of what you have been told or think you know is wrong. Is it any wonder we can't get rid of them? Throughout, the book is illuminated with amusing anecdotes, myths, pictures, cartoons, silly stories and interesting facts. Presented clearly and objectively, it is a quick reference tool for parents and carers, and an entertaining little guide to these most irritating of insect.

About Richard Jones

Richard Jones is a fellow of the Royal Entomological Society and past president of the British Entomological Society. He now writes about insects, nature and the environment for BBC Wildlife, The Guardian, Gardeners' World and Country Living and has regular radio appearances on programmes like Home Planet and Woman's Hour. He is author of several books on insects and wildlife including, and writes an award-winning weekly blog on wildlife at gardenersworld.com. Justine Crow is a respected journalist writing on family, parenting, food and health-related issues. She also recently appeared on the hit BBC2 show, The Madness of Modern Parenting.

Details Book

Author : Richard Jones
Publisher : A
Data Published : 24 May 2012
ISBN : 1408155508
EAN : 9781408155509
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 128 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
Rating :

Reviews The Little Book of Nits



17 Comments Add a comment




Related eBooks Download


  • Lawrence Has Head Lice free pdfLawrence Has Head Lice

    Lawrence has Head Lice is a reassuring story for 4-7 year olds about Lawrence the lion who goes to the barber for a mane cut. The barber finds head lice eggs (nits) in Lawrence's thick hair. Lawrence's mother takes Lawrence to Doctor Spot..


  • Body Bugs (Zoom in on) free pdfBody Bugs (Zoom in on)

    Did you know bed bugs can live for a year without eating. Or that head lice use their huge claws to cling on to hairs. Or that around 1 billion bacteria live on each one of your teeth. This book zooms in on some of the weird and wonderful creatures - such as ticks..


  • Body Bugs (Zoom in on) free pdfBody Bugs (Zoom in on)

    Did you know bed bugs can live for a year without eating. Or that head lice use their huge claws to cling on to hairs. Or that around 1 billion bacteria live on each one of your teeth. This book zooms in on some of the weird and wonderful creatures - such as ticks..


  • Style Guide  :  Fashion from Head to Toe free pdfStyle Guide : Fashion from Head to Toe

    This is the second book in a series of illustrated guides to popular subjects such as natural history and fashion. beautifully presented as a book of high-quality decorative black-and-white prints. "Style Guide: Fashion From Head to Toe" features incredible clothes from 1900 to the modern-day..


  • Bobsleigh, Luge and Skeleton free pdfBobsleigh, Luge and Skeleton

    This entertaining series features fascinating quick-reference guides to all the Winter Olympic sports and events. Filled with fun facts. dramatic stories. and dynamic photographs. each book is a terrific guide to both historical and current records..


  • The Little Book of Nits free pdfThe Little Book of Nits

    . It's not something easily owned up to, but every family in the country will have come into contact with head lice, either through embarrassing personal experience or by grizzly tales told by friends