The Anti-Book by Raphael Simon

The Anti-Book

Raphael Simon

320 pages missing pub info (editions)

fiction childrens fantasy lighthearted medium-paced


With nods to The Phantom Tollbooth and Coraline, this darkly funny fantasy is a classic-in-the-making--the story of a boy who wants the world to disappear . . . and what happens when it does. Mickey is angry all the time: at his divorced parents, ...

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Community Reviews Summary of 48 reviews


adventurous 85%
lighthearted 85%
emotional 57%
funny 42%
hopeful 28%
mysterious 28%
reflective 28%
challenging 14%
sad 14%


fast 85%
medium 14%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 57% | Character: 28% | Plot: 14%

Strong character development?

Yes: 100%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 71% | It's complicated: 28%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 66% | It's complicated: 16% | No: 16%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 100%

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