The Teaser Tuesdays meme is hosted by Should Be Reading. It’s easy and fun. Open your current read at a random page and share two sentences from somewhere between lines 7 and 12. There’s one important rule – no spoilers!

At every training session, hundreds of crawlers gazed up through the hair canopy in awe as their extended family members leapt into the nitosphere. Today was no different.

‘One hundred,’ called Keith. ‘Good. Excellent. Take a drink. Keep your exoskeletons warm. Five minutes until launch. I repeat, five minutes until launch.’

The Jumpers jammed their thirsty muzzles into Lewis’ skin and slurped vigorously.

Lift Off, the first book in the Nit Boy series is loads of fun. Educational even. And guaranteed to reassure any kid with nits that there is nothing to be embarrassed about. That last fact alone is enough to justify recommending this book.

Nit Boy author Tristan Bancks will be this weekend’s Oz Lit Profile. Drop back in to see what he has to say.