Fluster the corella is frantic. Her egg has fallen from her nest. Stripey and Leggy want to help her, but before they can make a plan, the egg begins to hatch. Soon the strangest creature any of them have ever seen appears. It is definitely NOT a corella chick. Not a bird of any kind in fact. However, birds are not the only creatures that lay eggs...Join Stripey and his friends as their search for the mother of the funny little grub takes them from Broken Springs to beyond the Black Stump.