Suddenly the egg broke! A young chicken popped his head out of the crack to see - with horror - the looming shape of an enormous frying pan. And so Omelette, the bantam chick, was launched into the world. This fateful day is just the beginning of a hazardous life for the wide-eyed chicken. With so many enemies on the loose - animal, human and man-made - Omelette will need his wits to survive.