One day a tiny insect, no bigger than a freckle, climbs into Miss Calypso's classroom. Nobody notices until... Polly scritches, Joshua scratches, and soon the whole classroom is scritching and scratching.An irresistibly catchy text and zany artwork - head lice have never been so much fun!'It won't help you get rid of the little critters, but at least it will make you laugh as you scratch. A really jolly gift for all those children and parents (and grandparents) who get uptight about nits.'The Guardian
Miriam Moss was born in England but grew up in Scotland, Africa, China, Yemen and Bahrain. She studied at Oxford University and worked as a teacher in the UK and Kenya before becoming a writer. Miriam has written over 75 books for children, including the award-winning Wibble Wobble, My Loose Tooth for Orchard. Miriam is married with three children and lives in East Sussex.Delphine Durand studied illustration in Strasbourg and has been working as an illustrator ever since, producing artwork for both magazines and children's books. She lives in Marseille and Paris, France.