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Author Book Signing
Author Book Signing
Author Book Signing
Brett McCallum
Guest Bio

As a teenager, Brett McCallum became one of the youngest bank managers in Australia.  He retired at 31, only to start over again after a failed business venture.  He is now a seasoned entrepreneur, corporate executive, IT consultant, podcaster and microeconomics expert. Throughout his life, despite being intensely focused on his career, he has also chosen to put family first and raise four beautiful, well-adjusted, polite children and just damn awesome little humans.

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Author Book Signing

With Brett McCallum

Australian author Brett McCallum will speak about and sign copies of his book Kids Aren't Born @!*Holes at the store.

Evening commences at 5pm and includes light food and non-alcoholic drinks for all to enjoy.

Price inlcudes your signed copy of the book - if you cannot make it on the night, your signed copy can be sent to you or picked up after!

ARE KIDS BORN @!*HOLES, OR ARE THEY TAUGHT TO BECOME @!*HOLES? Join us for a copy of the book signed and an evening of laughs and conversation with one of the most charismatic characters of Brisbane. Drinks and nibbles and fun assured, limited seats but always reach out to us for help in booking information. We welcome you to enjoy a new Australian local author in our new store at New Farm.

After being congratulated by a Hawaiian waitress for having such polite and kind children, Brett McCallum, serial entrepreneur, CEO and Dad, sat down to ponder whether he was just ‘lucky’ that his children turned out so well, or was it the discipline and respect he and his wife showed to them that turned them into amazing little humans…

This book is the culmination of that pondering and discusses the raft of influences that affect our children in both negative and positive ways during their day to day lives. With input from a school principal with over 30 years’ experience, a couple experiencing new parenthood, a single dad bringing up 3 kids on his own and a physiologist specialising in children’s behaviour, Brett aims to answer the age-old question – ‘are kid’s born *ssholes?’

Some people might be offended by the title, but Brett thinks that’s a good thing! He didn’t write this book for the faint-hearted – it’s for those parents who’re determined to raise kids to become the most awesome little humans they can be. Brett takes the view that the unique problems of kids today didn’t just happen in a vacuum. Instead, we have stood by and watched it happen. The question now is: What are we going to do about it?

Come along and meet an amazing talent and inspiring personality.

Limited seats on the night so book early.

The Independent Bookstore New Farm

880 Brunswick St, New Farm

June 21st 5pm - 7pm


The Independent Bookstore - New Farm

880 Brunswick St, New Farm QLD 4005, Australia


Bookings Required

This event is a Ticketed Event

$25.00 per ticket

"A serious book about serious parenting while being presented in the most entertaining and enlightening way from a real hands-on parent and a speaker for the future of our next generations…Brett is the champion our future needs and what our present"

— Colin, Indiebook Reviewer

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