Author(s): Nicola Davies
There is one group of creatures who live on or in the bodies of other animals - in skin, hair, fur, feathers, blood, guts, livers, hearts and lungs. They are parasites Uncover the secrets of their amazing life-cycles and dare yourself not to scratch or groan as you read.
Nicola Davies is an award-winning author, whose many books for children include The Promise, A First Book of Nature, Tiny, which won the 2015 American Association for the Advancement of Science's prize for Excellence in Science (picture book category), Big Blue Whale, Dolphin Baby, and The Lion Who Stole My Arm. She graduated in zoology, studied whales and bats and then worked for the BBC Natural History Unit. Nicola lives in Abergavenny, Wales. Visit Nicola at www.nicola-davies.com.