The Anti-Book by Raphael Simon - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780525552413
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Published: Dial Books - April 6th, 2021

Mickey is twelve years old, and angry at everything and everyone. His parents are divorcing, and already have new partners. His sister is snarky towards him, and her boyfriend is an outright bully. Mickey just wants it all to disappear. He comes upon a book that instructs: “To erase it, write it.” He decides to write a list of all the people and things he would like to disappear- not really expecting that it would happen! Mickey regrets his actions, and has to embark on a confusing, mixed-up journey in the new world he has created in order to restore the old. Filled with illustrations, this book is fast-paced and funny, as well as a lesson in appreciating the less-than-perfect people in our lives. ~ Reviewed by Beth Byrne