The Story of Chester

Book and DVD

Filled with science of monarch butterfly life cycle told in a heartwarming story with exquisite and rare photographs. An engaging and educational delight for children ages 3 thru 10!

The Story of Chester, the Monarch Caterpillar/Larva

The book and DVD/movie are currently on sale around the country at several prestigious botanic gardens and butterfly conservatories including:
Frederik Meijer’s Gardens, Grand Rapids, MI;
Butterfly Wonderland, Scottsdale, AZ;
Tucson Botanical Gardens, Tucson, AZ;
Rancho Santa Ana Botanical Gardens, Claremont, CA;
Minnesota Landscape Arboretum;
San Francisco Botanic Garden Children’s Library
South Texas Botanical Garden
Sherman Library and Gardens, Corona del Mar, CA
and more, engaging the minds and hearts of children and adults who love MONARCH BUTTERFLIES!

The book and DVD are embedded with accurate Monarch Butterfly life cycle science and meet STEM curriculum requirements for pre-K thru 2nd grade. The book was reviewed and is recommended by the National Science Teachers Association

As a result, the book and DVD are in several school districts for K-2nd grade life science curriculum. In addition, the science education supplier, Carolina Biological Supply, sells them on their website nationwide to schools as well. The Story of Chester has been vetted by the California State Parks Department, approved, and on sale at the Monarch overwintering site Pismo State Beach Monarch Grove in California. The eBook is on Amazon and the award-winning multi-media book on iBookstore.