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Welcome to THE STORY OF CHESTER

The Monarch Caterpillar/Larva

Science and Imagination merge in uniquely colorful and engaging books and DVD's
that teach the life science of butterfliy life cycle to children at home and in the classroom.
Author/Producer/Photographer Susie Vanderlip is a Monarch Butterfly Citizen Scientist that has specialized in photographing and videotaping Monarch caterpillars, chrysalis and butterflies for
several years. After raising several hundred Monarch butterflies, she has captured them
in stunning color, fun anecdotol stories, and real-life photos/video.

Susie's lovely Monarch Butterfly products:
BOOKS, DVD's, GREETING CARDS and PRINTS
Available at: http://www.legacyofhope.com/butterflies.htm

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Monarch Butterfly LIfe Cycle DVD
Monarch Butterfly Life Cycle - 30-min. DVD
COMPLETE LIFE CYCLE story through animated, narrated slides and videos that entertain and educate children ages 5-9. Includes both AMAZING video''s - The Story of Chester and Creating a Chrysalis.
A combination of science and imagination so children understand the interdendence of
insect, plant and humans. Great tool to encourage growing milkweed in the garden
and raising Monarch Butterflies at home.
Satisfies Common Core Standards for use in classroom, homeschooling or
just for fun with your kids and grandkids!

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Story of Chester book & DVD

The Story of Chester, the Monarch Caterpillar/Larva
Colorful photo story book and engaging 10 min. DVD
Children can learn to love science and the environment through stories told in video.
The
Story of Chester enthralls children with vibrantly colored photo storybook and 10-min live-action DVD. Both entertain and educate children and adults alike. A wonderful message about a caterpillar on his mission to find his life purpose - to become a beautiful butterfly. The Story of Chester teaches children about determination, overcoming obstacles, and a love of nature that nurtures caring for the environment.
Available as paperback and DVD. Order here.
Also Award-winning Ebook on Apple iBookstore (book with full narration and video).
On Amazon (book only) and Barnes and Noble
(book with narration)
Ebook Award "Best Of" Multi-Media Bronze

WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING!
“The live action images of Chester and other caterpillars in your garden are very engaging!
Being able to see these interesting creatures crawling, feeding, growing, and developing…
is a great opportunity for children to observe
the life cycle up-close.”
~ Kimi Hosoume,
FOSS Curriculum Developer, Lawrence Hall of Science, UC Berkeley


Read Orange County Register Article about Chester and author Susie Vanderlip

Read Long Beach Press Telegram Article on Butterfly Gardening
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ADDITIONAL CATERPILLAR, BUTTERFLY AND INSECT BOOKS AND DVD'S FOR KIDS
By Susie Vanderlip

Creating a Chrysalis
CREATING A CHRYSALIS DVD
Stunning live-action caterpillar DVD that absolutely amazes both kids and adults.
Watch as real-life Chester Caterpillar creates his chrysalis, a moment
RARELY SEEN and totally AMAZING.
Then see the Monarch butterfly emerge in real-time from its chrysalis.
another awe-inspiring moment in nature.

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Mr Praying Mantis Book and DVD

MR. PRAYING MANTIS - CHESTER'S FRIEND OR FOE! Book and DVD

INCREDIBLE video of a praying mantis eating a Monarch butterfly. Sounds gruesome -But really isn't!
Done with care: positive poem and lesson about "beware of strangers" for kids.
Upbeat music and amazing nature footage not found anywhere else!
Appropriate for ages 6 and up, and especially for kids who LOVE INSECTS!

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ANNOUNCING BUTTERFLY BIRTHS!
See newborn butterflies from Chester's home garden in Orange, California and in the homes of families who have taken home milkweed plants and caterpillars raised off the mother plant!

PurchasE cHESTER sERIES
books and DVDs
PLUS

mONARCH bUTTERFLY lIFE cYCLE dvd HERE

Amazing and colorful caterpillar and butterfly life stories in books and video/DVD!

Children
Ages 2 thru 9 are

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