Good news. For the embarrassed, or the coy, or the ashamed, your problems are over. The Little Book of Nits is now available as an ebook. You can now have it delivered discreetly, in the electronic equivalent of plain brown wrappers, direct to your Knidle.
You can peruse the useful and entertaining text, marvel at the in-depth scientific information and cultural insight, and no-one will know that you and your children are crawling with the beastly things.
On the tube, in the office, in the school playground, you can learn all there is to know about these fascinating creatures. And everyone will think you’re reading the latest thing by William Boyd or Jeffrey Archer. Your dignity will remain intact.