This story is about Maxie Scruff, who is a curious little Scruffutoe. He lives with his mother, father and older sister, Pixie, inside someone's shoe closet. Their home is inside a forgotten boot, at the very back of the closet.
Maxie's curiosity gets him into trouble again. This time he spots a beautiful, shiny ladder to climb. He doesn't know it is actually the web of a large spider!
Will Maxie get trapped in the spider's web? Will the spider decide to have Maxie as his next meal?