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Hairy Holes

Ever wonder about the shadows lurking in the bush at night?

Yawuru creator Brenton E McKenna brings you a superb storytelling experience of the outback supernatural, in his new black-and-white graphic novel, Hairy Holes.

Begley and Redley Hole are two hairy hole people living ordinary lives in the bush - that is until their world is lifted up and tossed on its rear when a lost tourist named Joplin stumbles upon them with promises of friendship and help to search for their parents.

Featuring some of Australia's toughest animals, suspiciously hairy holes in the desert and a crash course on the wonderful world of the internet, this hilarious graphic novel will crack you up and take you on a 'kray-zay' ride - one the whole family will enjoy, hairy or otherwise.


Praise for Hairy Holes

“Children will enjoy the slapstick humour and at times ‘rude’ comments...for reluctant readers with a sense of humour this book will hold great appeal.”
Kathryn Beilby, ReadPlus

“McKenna has a gift for comedy...Each of his creatures, the hairy men, the snakes, koalas, kangaroos and wild bulls are drawn with gusto…”
Kevin Brophy, CBCA Reading Time

Brenton E. McKenna

Brenton McKenna is a respected Yawuru artist based out of Broome, WA, who is the first ever published Indigenous graphic novel author in Australia. In 2011 Magabala Books published Brenton’s first work – Ubby’s Underdogs:...

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First Nations graphic novelist Brenton E McKenna introduces his new book 'Hairy Holes'.