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Once upon a time there was a caterpillar
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Once upon a time there was a caterpillar…
I mean, once upon a time there was a butterfly.

It was a monarch butterfly.

Well, first it was a caterpillar,
but then it grew, okay.

And then its children grew up
so their mother had to go away…

Have fun,
— Josie

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  1. Storyteller Martina (9) added to the children's story:

    the baby caterpillars were upset because they got lonely, they didn't even have each other anymore because they grew -up, right? If they grew-up they had to say bye-bye and seperate to mate and have their own familys and children….
    But that problem was soon solved, the caterpillars fell in love, mated, had children, and lived happily till they died!
    THE END

  2. Storyteller Joe (5) added to the children's story:

    But their children still lived for ever and ever and ever. And they went swimming every day with all of their other brothers and sisters and cousins and uncles and aunts and nieces and nephews and 2nd cousins and so on Monarch Butterflies.

  3. Storyteller Dan (4) added to the children's story:

    But then a frog hopped along and saw all the butterflies. He was hungy, so he jumped in the water to play.

  4. Storyteller Alexandria (11) added to the children's story:

    The Chicken

    Once upon a time there was a caterpillar. He was chased by a chicken. He ran, ran and ran. The chicken pecked his head and stepped on him. Then he ran and bumped into a cow. He climbed up the cow. The chicken jumped on the cow. The caterillar jumped off the cow and ran. He ran into a pig. He ran into the mud. Then the chicken came and saw the caterpillar. The chicken ran to him. The caterpillar ran as fast as he could. The chicken got him. He was eaten. The chicken was happy.

    The End

  5. Storyteller Rachel (9) added to the children's story:

    Friends

    Once upon a time there was a caterpillar named Josephine. Josephine was very sad because she had no friends just because she could swim. When she crawled into the water, she turned into a mermaid. Then right in front of her eyes, Josephine saw two other mermaids fighting over ovenmitts. So Josephine went over to the mermaids and said, "Why are you fighting?" The first mermaid said, "She won't give me the ovenmitts." Then the other one said, "I got them first." "No you didint!", the first mermaid said. "Yes I did!", the other one said. Then Josephine said, "Why don't you take turns?" They both thought of it for a while; then they said, "OK." So Josephine finally made friends.

    THE END

  6. Storyteller Jolissa (8) added to the children's story:

    Magic Cheese
    Once upon a time there was a catepillar named Ann. Ann was sleeping in her bedroom with her little teddy. Then there were crashing noises that woke her up. While she was awake, she wanted to read her book and eat some of her cheese but she had no cheese left. Now, she thought, "Where will I go; to Mr. Mouse's house or go to the store? I will go to Mr. Mouse's house to get more cheese." So she did. She goes out the door to go to Mr. Mouse's house. When she got to Mr. Mouse's house, there was a note on the door that said, "I am going to live in the city because there are too many cats in the country but I left you some cheese in my house. Signed Mr. Mouse." There was a glowing in his house. It was magic cheese! She took the magic cheese and she ate the magic cheese and went home. When she went to bed, she turned into a fairy. When she woke up, she went to the mirror and saw that she was a fairy.
    THE END

  7. Storyteller jamal added to the children's story:

    once upon a time there was a beautiful girl who lived in a king place.his father worked in a king place.the girl was so prety.One day she played in a gerden near the dark lake.In the dark lake there was a beautiful fish.The fish liked a girl.One day fish saw the girl was so poor.he wants to played with her but the girl afraid.
    the fish was never afraid .One day the fish give her, his our golden ball.The girl took it a ball.She was so happy then she liked to friendship with fish and last they are friendship.
    They are always playing together

  8. Storyteller Cole 9 added to the children's story:

    Once upon a time there was a butterfly named Myra, Myra was verrry sad because she couldnt fly so sat and stayed at the top of a beautiful 6 ft. in diameter Russian elm tree. Cole who was a caterpillar saw Myra and decided to climb up the beautiful 6 ft. in diameter Russian elm tree to save her, sadly he fell out of his chair he just happened to be sitting in at the time so Myra stayed in the tree forever.

  9. Storyteller msa572 – (23) added to the children's story:

    once upon a time there was a caterpillar, flying very fast and a bit higher. he was enjoying his time while cutting the wind coming from the opposite directions. suddenly he saw a very beautiful and colorful butterfly coming from the other side. He felt that she want some help from him. He changed her way and started following that butterfly. the catterpillar realized that the colorful and very innocent butterfly is being followed by a group of eagles. Their faces were so horrible which shows that they are coming to eat that beautiful butterfly.

    But when the catterpilar come to know that this butterfly is in some trouble then he tried to catch that butterfly and fetch her to a safer place and he did this very success fully. Butterfly was so happy to be safe and said thanks to catterpillar.

    MORAL OF THE STORY :
    It doesn't matter whatever you are, whoever the enemy is in front of you, the most important thing is your confidence in your own self. If you feel that u can do this, then sure…. YOU CAN!!!

  10. Storyteller mama mag (48) added to the children's story:

    A Tiny Miracle
    Once a upon a Christmas time, there was a tiny egg on an only green leaf. It was no ordinary leaf. It was a magical leaf to this little girl. It was time for a very hairy red with purple and pinky dots caterpillar to hatch! It was indeed a rare sight to behold for Catherine. She have been waiting for a very long long long time for this miracle to come to life! Catherine's eyes beamed wider, and her face lit up with joy!
    Catherine knew that there will be another miracle and that's when that cute purple and pinky dots caterpillar will turned into a beautiful magnificent butterfly that will bring beauty and peace to people around her world!

  11. Storyteller liz added to the children's story:

    the mother died later one . cry cry cry

  12. Storyteller Herm added to the children's story:

    The 'pilar got a job offer from google and made lots of money and bought foods for all its friends.

    THE END

  13. Storyteller T-rish added to the children's story:

    Once upon a time, there was a caterpillar. his name was caterpillar. His mom was a caterpillar which is highly impossible since caterpillars are not sexually at this time. They have to be

  14. Storyteller T-rish added to the children's story:

    Once upon a time, there was a caterpillar. his name was caterpillar. His mom was a at this time. They have to be

  15. Storyteller Anonymous added to the children's story:

    Once upon a time there was a caterpillar, but then a wasp stinged it and killed it.

    The end.

  16. Storyteller Ross (14) added to the children's story:

    Once upon a time there was a caterpillar, but then a wasp stinged it and killed it.

    The end.

  17. Storyteller Anonymous added to the children's story:

    once time,there is have a capterpillar ,and is a hunry capterpillar

  18. Storyteller robert chen added to the children's story:

    A time of sunny day, their has a capterpillar mom ,and litter capterpillar baby
    are eating leave

  19. Storyteller jayden 8 added to the children's story:

    a boy took a girl in a little cunu with the moon shining all around he said you better kiss me so she did the end .

  20. Storyteller Jennifer Walega 24 added to the children's story:

    The baby butterfly wasn't sure what was going to happen; but their job was to finish their parents journey. So perhaps they moved on and traveled 15,000 miles across the ocean to get to their next stop. "For some of us can't make all the way through; said the baby butterfly" But we must finish for our next generation of butterflys.

  21. Storyteller angie added to the children's story:

    The butterflies moved to a cave and stated a new bred of butterflies and lived happily ever after

  22. Storyteller Jaylen 5 added to the children's story:

    He was moving then he got big and his mother went away and then he had a dad and his dad went away he was by himself and had his own house and he was with his uncle and they were swimming at the beach and flying he was so happy to see his grandma and his cousin


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This children's story can be found in the My Baby Monsters Storytelling Library of Children's Stories, under All the Best Fractured Fairy Tales of Kids. It was written by Josie (Daughter of My Baby Monsters and Child Storyteller) on Monday, April 10th, 2006 at 12:16 pm (Josie Time, UTC +2).

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