WorldCat Identities

Erickson, John R. 1943-

Overview
Works: 1,451 works in 4,231 publications in 3 languages and 141,533 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Humorous fiction  Juvenile works  Detective and mystery fiction  Western fiction  Pictorial works  Children's audiobooks  Biography  History  Illustrated works 
Roles: Author, Narrator
Classifications: PS3555.R428, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John R Erickson
The original adventures of Hank the Cowdog by John R Erickson( Book )

54 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and held by 3,291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hank the Cowdog, Head of Ranch Security, is framed for the murder of a chicken and becomes an outlaw with the coyotes
The modern cowboy by John R Erickson( )

18 editions published between 1981 and 2004 in English and held by 2,599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the cattle business and looks at the clothing, equipment, work, and skills of the cowboy
It's a dog's life by John R Erickson( Book )

53 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Duped into thinking the world is coming to an end, Hank the Cowdog winds up in town for some more adventures including getting in and out of a case of "soap hydrophobia."
Murder in the middle pasture by John R Erickson( Book )

32 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 2,115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a calf is murdered, Hank, a wily cowdog and Head of Ranch Security, humorously and doggedly pursues a gang of wild dogs and a clan of coyotes to find the killer
Faded love by John R Erickson( Book )

37 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,008 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hank the Cowdog quits his job as Head of Ranch Security and travels in search of adventure and romance
Some babies grow up to be cowboys : a collection of articles and essays by John R Erickson( )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hank the Cowdog and monkey business by John R Erickson( Book )

18 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 1,649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hank the Cowdog, Head of Ranch Security, matches wits with an escaped circus monkey
Let sleeping dogs lie by John R Erickson( Book )

32 editions published between 1985 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hank the Cowdog, Head of Ranch Security, pursues an elusive chicken murderer
The curse of the incredible priceless corncob by John R Erickson( Book )

21 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and held by 1,610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While trying to outwit his arch enemy Pete the Barncat, Hank the cowdog is duped into believing a worthless corncob will bring him fame and fortune
The case of the vanishing fishhook by John R Erickson( Book )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2017 in English and held by 1,509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hank the Cowdog is supervising little Alfred's fishing trip but what starts as a routine expedition turns into a crisis when Hank reels in more than he bargained for
The case of the measled cowboy by John R Erickson( Book )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2017 in English and held by 1,479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Slim is left to take care of the ranch and little Alfred, who has the measles, he gets sick himself and a freak blizzard sets in, so it is up Hank to try to keep things under control
The case of the Halloween ghost by John R Erickson( Book )

19 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and Chinese and held by 1,447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hank the Cowdog has one of the scariest adventures of his life when he and his cowardly companion, Drover, find themselves in a strange and spooky place on Halloween night
Cowboy fiddler in Bob Wills' band by Frankie McWhorter( )

5 editions published in 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frankie McWhorter grew up in Bob Wills Country and bought his first fiddle with his cowboy wages in 1950. He played with Clyde Chesser and the Texas Village Boys and the Miller Brothers Band before being asked to join Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys. McWhorter tells stories of touring with these bands and of his hours spent listening to Wills tell his stories. He also reveals his adventures and misadventures as a working cowboy
The case of the night-stalking bone monster by John R Erickson( Book )

17 editions published between 1996 and 2017 in English and held by 1,425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his juicy T-bones disappear before he has a chance to enjoy them, Hank the Cowdog is convinced that a Bone Monster is loose on the ranch and determines to put a stop to its devious activities
The case of the car-barkaholic dog by John R Erickson( Book )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 1,421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hank the Cowdog, Head of Ranch Security, finds himself stranded in town and drawn into a dangerous situation involving his sister Maggie and a terrible bully named Rambo
The case of the missing cat by John R Erickson( Book )

16 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 1,419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pete the barncat swindles the intrepid cowdog out of his job as Head of Ranch Security
The case of the haystack kitties by John R Erickson( Book )

22 editions published between 1997 and 2017 in English and held by 1,413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hank the Cowdog's adventures include being trapped in a runaway pickup truck and later discovering a nest of trespassing stray cats in a haystack
The case of the black-hooded hangmans by John R Erickson( Book )

13 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 1,411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When he gets blamed after one of Eddy the raccoon's tricks backfires, Hank's search for the missing Eddy leads him and his sidekick Drover to a haunted house
The case of the hooking bull by John R Erickson( Book )

18 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 1,399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unsupervised for the day, Hank the Cowdog and his human friends, Little Alfred and Slim Chance, mind the ranch with humorous results
The case of the fiddle-playing fox by John R Erickson( Book )

16 editions published between 1989 and 2017 in English and held by 1,367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While working on a mysterious case involving disappearing eggs and a fiddle-playing fox named Frankie, Hank the Cowdog falls for Miss Beulah, the beautiful collie
 
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The original adventures of Hank the Cowdog
Covers
The modern cowboyIt's a dog's lifeMurder in the middle pastureFaded loveSome babies grow up to be cowboys : a collection of articles and essaysHank the Cowdog and monkey businessLet sleeping dogs lieThe curse of the incredible priceless corncob
Alternative Names
Erickson, John Richard.

Erickson, John Richard 1943-

John R. Erickson American author

John R. Erickson Amerikaans rancher

جون ر. إريكسون

Languages
English (455)

Spanish (6)

Chinese (1)