WorldCat Identities

Holmes, Gerald L.

Overview
Works: 548 works in 1,691 publications in 3 languages and 91,061 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Humorous fiction  Western fiction  Juvenile works  Detective and mystery fiction  Children's audiobooks  Young adult works 
Roles: Illustrator, Author, Contributor
Classifications: PS3555.R428, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Gerald L Holmes
The original adventures of Hank the Cowdog by John R Erickson( Book )

20 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,083 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While investigating a vicious murder on his ranch, Hank finds himself the number one suspect. Resigning in a fit of despair, he heads for the hills to become an outlaw--but it's not as easy as he imagined
Faded love by John R Erickson( Book )

28 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hank the Cowdog quits his job as head of ranch security and travels in search of adventure and romance
It's a dog's life by John R Erickson( Book )

31 editions published between 1984 and 2017 in English and held by 1,772 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."
The further adventures of Hank the Cowdog by John R Erickson( Book )

18 editions published between 1983 and 1999 in English and held by 1,650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hank the Cowdog almost loses his job as Head of Ranch Security when he develops a case of Eye-Crosserosis
Let sleeping dogs lie by John R Erickson( Book )

28 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,607 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 )

25 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,601 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
Hank the Cowdog and monkey business by John R Erickson( Book )

16 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 1,546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hank the Cowdog, Head of Ranch Security, matches wits with an escaped circus monkey
The case of the vanishing fishhook by John R Erickson( Book )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2017 in English and held by 1,499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hank the Cowdog is supervising Little Alfred's fishing trip, but what started as a routine expedition turns into a crisis when a fishhook finds its way into Hank's stomach
The case of the measled cowboy by John R Erickson( Book )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in English and held by 1,462 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 car-barkaholic dog by John R Erickson( Book )

10 editions published between 1991 and 2017 in English and held by 1,408 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 black-hooded hangmans by John R Erickson( Book )

15 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 1,399 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 Halloween ghost by John R Erickson( Book )

23 editions published between 1987 and 2017 in English and Chinese and held by 1,397 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
The garbage monster from outer space by John R Erickson( Book )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in English and held by 1,381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hank the Cowdog is determined to find out who's behind the series of garbage barrel raids for which he is being held responsible
The case of the missing cat by John R Erickson( Book )

13 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in English and held by 1,375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

18 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in English and held by 1,374 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 night-stalking bone monster by JOHN R ERICKSON( Book )

13 editions published between 1996 and 2017 in English and held by 1,358 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 double bumblebee sting by John R Erickson( Book )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2017 in English and held by 1,357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hank the cowdog suffers from a dreaded double bumblebee sting--or is it something much worse
The case of the fiddle-playing fox by John R Erickson( Book )

16 editions published between 1989 and 2017 in English and held by 1,350 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
The case of the haystack kitties by John R Erickson( Book )

19 editions published between 1998 and 2017 in English and held by 1,345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hank the Cowdog's adventures include being trapped in a runaway pickup truck and discovering a family of trespassing stray cats in a haystack
The case of the kidnapped collie by John R Erickson( Book )

17 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 1,344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hank the Cowdog uses all of his sleuthing skills as head of ranch security when a major theft occurs on the ranch and Miss Beulah is kidnapped
 
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The case of the measled cowboy
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Faded loveIt's a dog's lifeThe further adventures of Hank the CowdogLet sleeping dogs lieThe curse of the incredible priceless corncobHank the Cowdog and monkey businessThe case of the vanishing fishhookThe case of the measled cowboy
Alternative Names
Holmes, Gerald L.

Languages
English (338)

Spanish (2)

Chinese (1)