On the very first day of Miss Spider's life, she pops out of her egg to find her brothers and sisters scooting around her. But where is her mother? Lucky for Little Miss Spider, kind and caring Betty the Beetle is there to fill the role.
When Oscar the caterpillar discovers that he will one day become a butterfly, he's overjoyed. And his friend Edna the bookworm encourages his hopes of flying to Mexico with the other Monarch butterflies. To prepare, Oscar learns Spanish and dreams of flying through the purple Sierra Madre Mountains.