Wednesday, August 25th, 2010
This review has been broadcast on the Book Show. Listen to the audio here
Wolfboy and Wildgirl are the main characters in Leane Hall’s debut novel This is Shyness, and these young characters spend a night of adventure together.
The manuscript for This is Shyness won the 2009 Text Prize for Young Adult and Children’s Writing. Part of the prize is a publishing contract and the book came out this year.
In the novel, Shyness is a place where the sun never rises, so when Book Show reviewer Estelle Tang read it, did it make her want to read into the night? (more…)