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The Beast Is an Animal

(2017)
(The first book in the Beast Is an Animal series)
A novel by

 
 
A girl with a secret talent must save her village from the encroaching darkness in this "achingly poetic" (Kirkus Reviews) and deeply satisfying tale.

Alys was seven the first time she saw the soul eaters.

These soul eaters are twin sisters who were abandoned by their father and slowly grew into something not quite human. And they feed off of human souls. When her village was attacked, Alys was spared and sent to live in a neighboring village. There the devout people created a strict world where fear of the soul eaters - and of the Beast they believe guides them - rule village life. But the Beast is not what they think he is. And neither is Alys.

Inside, Alys feels connected to the soul eaters, and maybe even to the Beast itself. As she grows from a child to a teenager, she longs for the freedom of the forest. And she has a gift she can tell no one, for fear they will call her a witch. When disaster strikes, Alys finds herself on a journey to heal herself and her world. A journey that will take her through the darkest parts of the forest, where danger threatens her from the outside - and from within her own heart and soul.

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

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Hardback Editions

March 2017 : UK Hardback

Title: The Beast is an Animal
Author(s): Peternelle van Arsdale
ISBN: 1-4711-6043-2 / 978-1-4711-6043-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children's UK
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February 2017 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Beast Is an Animal
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ISBN: 1-4814-8841-4 / 978-1-4814-8841-9 (USA edition)
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March 2018 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Beast Is an Animal
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ISBN: 1-4814-8842-2 / 978-1-4814-8842-6 (USA edition)
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Title: The Beast is an Animal
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Title: Beast Is an Animal
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ISBN: 1-4814-9757-X / 978-1-4814-9757-2 (USA edition)
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February 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Beast is an Animal
Author(s): Peternelle van Arsdale
ISBN: 1-4711-6353-9 / 978-1-4711-6353-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children's UK
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February 2017 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Beast Is an Animal
Author(s): Peternelle Van Arsdale
ISBN: 1-5082-3106-0 / 978-1-5082-3106-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Childrens
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Title: The Beast Is an Animal
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February 2017 : Australia Kindle edition
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Title: The Beast is an Animal
Author(s): Peternelle van Arsdale
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children's UK
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February 2017 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Beast Is an Animal
Author(s): Peternelle van Arsdale
Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books
Availability: Amazon CA   


February 2017 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Beast is an Animal
Author(s): Peternelle van Arsdale
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children's UK
Availability: Amazon UK