Marcus is a worm. He likes the colour brown. He likes mud (because it's brown). And he likes digging holes in the mud-brown earth. Strangely, he likes beat boxing, too. But when Marcus meets Laurence (a scruffy, fat bird who looks a lot like a chicken... and thinks he's a flamingo!), he comes face to face with his worst fear.
Will he get eaten for breakfast? It is a Very Bad Situation. Marcus has two choices: Survive, Or get slurped up like a piece of spaghetti.
Mustering all his worm instincts, he finds himself striking up a conversation. It's amazing how a simple "Good morning!" can end up saving your life... And so begins a tale of high adventure, wily tricks and unlikely friendship.