A captivating novel told from the points of view of two unforgettable characters. In the suburb of Shyness, the sun doesn’t rise. Wolfboy meets a stranger called Wildgirl, who dares him to be her guide through the endless night. There are things that can only be said in the dark.”This is Shyness” was shortlisted for a number of major Australian literary awards and named a Children’s Book Council of Australia Notable Book.
Leanne Hall won the 2009 Text Prize for Young Adult and Children’s Writing for this spellbinding debut for readers fourteen and up.