The story starts off quite simply with a stick. From here, we see the many different ways a stick can be used by various animals. A stick is a fly swatter. It is a gift and a toy.
A stick is a stick until it is not.
This clever children’s book shows children that something as simple as a stick can be used in creative and innovative ways. The colorful illustrations are a great addition. Plus they provide a discussion starter for the parent and child or teacher and student.
In addition to the story, A Stick Until. . . includes factual statements that explain what the animals are doing in the illustrations. In this way, it is an educational tool giving children a glimpse into science. As such, this book caters to a wide range of ages.
This book would be a great starting point for the parent or teacher to encourage children to imagine what they would do with a stick or what other common items might have various purposes.