Miss Spider and Holley are two lovebugs who are just getting married. Though they're happy as bugs in a rug, Spiderus envies their relationship and wants Miss Spider for himself. During the after-wedding celebration, a chicken appears and scares the bugs, but what they don't know is that it's a mother who has left behind her egg.
The two settle down to life together and eventually, Miss Spider lays eggs. They are both excited about becoming parents, but Miss Spider, an adoptee, worries about not knowing how to take care of her babies. Her adopted Mom, Betty, reassures her that she will be a good mother --- all that matters is her love. Miss Spider and Holley hatch five children --- Squirt, Spinner, Wiggle and the twins Pansy and Snowdrop. They are soon growing and learning and along the way, Squirt discovers the missing chicken egg. Despite warnings not to mix with birds, Squirt feels that he must return the egg to its mother. Thus, he sets out on a dangerous journey and discovers new friends along the way.moreless