Discover where lice live, why they attach themselves to other animals, and how they can spread diseases.
Nature's Children series provides young readers (Ages 8-10) with fascinating information about the planet's most incredible wildlife species. Each title offers a complete picture of the animal- from birth to adulthood- and describes its place in our world, including how humans impact it and its environment. As parasites that attach themselves to humans and a variety of other unsuspecting hosts, lice are far from the most well-loved animal species on Earth. However, there is a lot to learn about these interesting creatures. They will also learn how these insects reproduce and what threats they face in nature.