Luke and Megan are neighbours. They both belong to
single-parent families, and they are both in the same
class at school. But they never speak to each other,
because they are thirteen years old, and one is a boy
and the other is a girl.
But then Luke’s father and Megan’s mother fall in love, and
Luke and Megan are afraid that their parents will want to live
together - and that they will want their two children to become
brother and sister!
So they make plans to try to stop their parents’ relationship.
Soon the two adults discover that every time they begin a
romantic evening together, the most unexpected things
The Slug in the Shoe is a comedy about the way boys and
girls see each other. It combines strong visual humour with a
sensitive approach to the problems of single-parent families
and the problems of growing up.