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Peternelle van Arsdale

Elena Seibert

Peternelle van Arsdale is a book editor, essay and short story writer, and the author of "The Beast Is an Animal" and "The Cold Is in Her Bones." She lives in Brooklyn, New York, where she is at work on her third novel.

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The Cold Is In Her Bones
Children / Teens
Margaret K. McElderry Books
January 2019
ISBN 9781481488440
416 pages
$18.99, NYP
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One girl must uncover secrets of the past to save her friend from a terrible curse in this dark and mesmerizing story of love, revenge, and redemption inspired by the myth of Medusa. More/less

The Beast Is an Animal
Children / Teens
Simon and Schuster
February 2017
ISBN 9781481488419
352 pages
$17.99, INSTOCK
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Raised by strict, devout people after soul eaters attacked her village and spared only the children, Alys grows up longing for the freedom of the forest while hiding a gift that would mark her as a witch.

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