Pinno and Pinnette, two clothespins, are getting acquainted while they hold a quilt on the line, when the ugly Black Spider threatens Pinnette! Pinno rises to her defense, but in his eagerness falls to the ground. He is discovered by Mrs. and Junior Ant, and revived by Dr. Beetle with the help of some odd instruments -- a saw, an axe, a bicycle pump, and a dinner bell! But no sooner is Pinno revived than Pinnette tumbles into the Spider's web! It takes all the efforts of Pinno and his hilarious posse to rescue her. Viola Spolin, author of Improvisation for the Theatre, says of this award-winning children's classic, "I found the play completely delightful to direct, and the young actors enjoyed every minute of it."
Aurand Harris was one of the country's most popular writers of children's plays, and was the recipient of many awards including The Chorpenning Playwriting Award and an NEA Fellowship for Creative Writing.