Katz, Alan. Stalling. Illustrated by Elwood H. Smith. Margaret K. McElderry Books, 2010 $16.99. PICTUE BOOK. Dan’s mom wants him to go to bed, but he has too many things to do. With lines like “Train a flea! Watch TV! Part my hair…and the Red Sea!” how can you go wrong with this book? The combination of photography and illustrations in the book gave it a pop art feel that even adults will enjoy. This would be a great writing prompt for upper grades too. ESSENTIAL for ES, MS HOME. Shauna, reading teacher.