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Simon and Schuster, Sep 21, 2010 - Juvenile Fiction - 40 pages
Mom says it’s time to go to bed, but master staller Dan has other plans in mind. He’s got to visit the Nile, tame a crocodile, munch on some noodles, do a few doodles, ring a chime, solve a crime, mix leftovers till they’re slime! Zoweeeeeee! With so much to do, anyone would get tired at some point. But luckily, by the time Dan is finally ready for bed, someone else is already fast asleep . . . his parents!

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In my opinion, “Stalling” is a great book! The first thing that I liked about this book was how the title was closely related to the main idea of the book. The title of the book was “Stalling”, which ... Read full review

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A story about a boy that knows how to take stalling to a new level. While he is stalling, his parents fall asleep, giving him a bit more time to stall. A mixed media format. Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Alan Katz has been a print and television comedy writer for more than twenty years. In addition to being a multiple Emmy nominee for his work on The Rosie O'Donnell Show and Disney's Raw Toonage, he has written for children's programming on Nickelodeon, ABC Television, Warner Brothers Animation's Taz-Mania, and many others. Alan is the author of several adult humor books; he has written humorous essays for The New York Times and other publications. Alan lives in Weston, Connecticut, with his journalist wife, Rose, and their children Simone, Andrew, Nathan, and David. Visit him online at

Elwood Smith's illustrations have appeared regularly in the New York Times, Time, Newsweek, Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, Sports Illustrated, and more. He has illustrated numerous books for children, including The Truth about Poo and Gee Whiz: It's all About Pee by Susan E. Goodman. He lives in Rhinebeck, New York.

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