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About the Author

John Richard Erickson was born in Midland, Texas on October 20, 1943. In 1966, he received a B.A. degree from the University of Texas in Austin and studied for two years at Harvard Divinity School. He began to publish short stories while working full-time as a cowboy, farmhand, and ranch manager. show more In 1982, he started his own publishing company called Maverick Books, which published the first Hank the Cowdog book in 1983. He is the author of the best-selling Hank the Cowdog series, which won an Audie for Outstanding Children's Series from the Audio Publisher's Association in 1993. His stories have also won Oppenheimer, Wrangler, and Lamplighter Awards. (Bowker Author Biography) show less

Series

Works by John R. Erickson

It's a Dog's Life (1984) 722 copies
Murder in the Middle Pasture (1988) 538 copies
Faded Love (1985) 383 copies
Let Sleeping Dogs Lie (1986) 338 copies
Every Dog Has His Day (1988) 265 copies
The Case of the Missing Cat (1990) 195 copies
The Case of the Vampire Cat (1993) 184 copies
Lost in the Blinded Blizzard (1991) 167 copies
Moonlight Madness (1994) 166 copies
The Case of the Hooking Bull (1992) 166 copies
Slim's Good-Bye (2000) 136 copies
The Fling (2001) 133 copies
The Phantom in the Mirror (1993) 129 copies
The Dungeon of Doom (2004) 120 copies
The Mopwater Files (1997) 118 copies
The Case of the Falling Sky (2005) 104 copies
The Case of the Tricky Trap (2005) 94 copies
The Case of the Blazing Sky (2008) 70 copies
Drover's Secret Life (2009) 61 copies
The Coyote Invasion (2010) 47 copies
Moonshiner's Gold (2001) 46 copies
The Case of the Perfect Dog (2012) 40 copies
The Disappearence of Drover (2011) 36 copies
The Big Question (2012) 27 copies
Through Time and the Valley (1978) 20 copies
Discovery at Flint Springs (2004) 20 copies
The Ghost of Rabbits Past (1713) 19 copies
Panhandle Cowboy (1980) 18 copies
The Secret Pledge (2016) 17 copies
Wagons West (2016) 16 copies
Ranch Wildlife (2018) 15 copies
The Case of the Three Rings (2014) 14 copies
Ranching and Livestock (2017) 13 copies
Cowboys and Horses (2017) 13 copies
The Modern Cowboy (1981) 10 copies
Cowboys Are Partly Human (1983) 9 copies
The Runaway Windmill (2007) 8 copies
Ace Reid Cowpoke (1984) 8 copies
The Homeless Pooch (2004) 7 copies
The Frozen Rodeo (2020) 6 copies
Hancus ille Vaccanis (2020) 5 copies
Cowboy Fiddler (1992) 5 copies
The Hunter (1984) 4 copies
The Case of the Lost Camp (2021) 3 copies
The Dancing Cowboy (2009) 3 copies
Alkali County Tales (1984) 3 copies
Ranch Weather (2020) 3 copies
The Cookie Moon (2008) 2 copies
Cowboy Country (1986) 2 copies
The Kitty Cheater (2006) 2 copies
The Cow Dog 1 copy

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Legal name
Erickson, John Richard
Birthdate
1943-10-20
Gender
male
Nationality
USA
Birthplace
Midland, Texas, USA

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A funny book! Imagine if Deputy Barney Fife were a hound dog and you have this book!
 
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Gerald L. Holmes Illustrator, Cover artist, Illustrator.
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Statistics

Works
159
Members
13,081
Popularity
#1,781
Rating
3.8
Reviews
106
ISBNs
1,263
Languages
4
Favorited
4

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