Mike the Spike revolves around a boy trying to get rid of his head lice before anyone finds out. But it’s also about trust and self-reliance – important issues for children aged 7+, who are starting to explore their role in the family and their wider community.
Who can I trust with my problem? Can I deal with it myself? When should I ask for help? And can a cool hat really be the solution to life’s toughest ordeals?