An astounding true story about the greatest shearer in the world … whose incredible shearing record remains unbeaten after more than a century!
Jack Howe had hands the size of tennis racquets, legs like tree trunks and wrists made of steel. Despite his size, he was light on his feet and did an excellent Irish Jig. But what Jack was really good at, was shearing sheep.
A rollicking Australian story, set in 1892, about the charismatic, Jack Howe – the greatest shearer in the world who set the world record for shearing sheep by hand. He also invented the “singlet”!