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Itch! : everything you didn't want to know about what makes you scratch / by Anita Sanchez ; illustrated by Gilbert Ford.

Sanchez, Anita, 1956- (author.). Ford, Gilbert, (illustrator.).

Available copies

  • 3 of 4 copies available at Sage Library System.

Current holds

1 current hold with 4 total copies.

Summary:

"You can feel it coming on—that terrible, tortuous ITCH. As irritating as an itch is, it is also your body’s way of sending you a message you can’t miss, like you’ve brushed up against poison ivy or lice have taken up residence in your hair. None of which you’d know without that telltale itch!And there are so many things that make us itch—from fungus to fleas, mosquitoes to nettles, poison ivy to tarantulas! Combining history, anatomy, laugh-out-loud illustrations, and even tips to avoid—and soothe—the itch, Anita Sanchez and Gilbert Ford take readers on an intriguing (and sometimes disgusting) look into what makes you scratch." --Provided by publisher. 
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Baker County Library 612.79 .S263i 2018 (Text) 37814003314151 JUV NON-FICTION - NEW Book System_Only_3months 11/23/2020 Available -
Christmas Valley Branch Library X 612.79 SANCHEZ (Text) 37620000917080 New Juvenile Book System_Only_3months 01/24/2019 On holds shelf -
Cook Memorial Library - La Grande J 612.7 San (Text) 35178001686263 Juvenile Non-Fiction Book None 04/12/2018 Available -
Pendleton Public Library X 612.7 Sa55 (Text) 37801000662740 Juvenile Non-Fiction Book System_Only_3months 04/06/2020 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780544811010
  • ISBN: 0544811011
  • Physical Description: 74 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2018]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 71-72) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Skin! a bag with you inside -- Lice! scratching through the centuries -- Flea! welcome to the circus -- Plants! the green world fights back -- Mosquito! why they love to bite us -- Tarantula! remember me -- Fungus! the invisible itch -- Bedbugs! learning a smelly language -- Is there anything good about itching?
Summary, etc.:
"You can feel it coming on—that terrible, tortuous ITCH. As irritating as an itch is, it is also your body’s way of sending you a message you can’t miss, like you’ve brushed up against poison ivy or lice have taken up residence in your hair. None of which you’d know without that telltale itch!And there are so many things that make us itch—from fungus to fleas, mosquitoes to nettles, poison ivy to tarantulas! Combining history, anatomy, laugh-out-loud illustrations, and even tips to avoid—and soothe—the itch, Anita Sanchez and Gilbert Ford take readers on an intriguing (and sometimes disgusting) look into what makes you scratch." --Provided by publisher.
Subject: Itching > Juvenile literature.
Skin > Juvenile literature.
Poisonous animals > Juvenile literature.
Poisonous plants > Juvenile literature.

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