Sticks Author:Oliver Selfridge There are still enough trees in the world so that nearly everybody can get hold of a Stick if he wants to. — A Stick is a longish thinnish piece of something, nearly always wood. It is called a Stick because with it you can stick something to something else; like a piece of newspaper to a flower bed in order to protect your flowers from frost. — I... more »n this book I shall talk about many things you can do with a Stick. No doubt you will be able to think of things I've left out.