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Did you know that Hank is on TWO of the National Education Association's lists of recommended books?

  Hi Teachers! Did you know that Hank is on two of the National Education Association's lists of books that every kid should read?!  Most importantly, Hank is on the list of the TOP 100 books voted-on by kids all over the country: "Kids' Top 100 Books" He's also on... Read More

Fun Hank-Themed Parties for Your Classroom!

Hi Teachers! First off, we LOVE your emails, so please keep them coming!! It makes our day to hear about how you've incorporated the books into your lesson plans, used the stories to engage reluctant readers, and all of the fun and laughter that Hank has brought into your classroom!... Read More

Guess which Head of Ranch Security made Laura Bush's Summer Reading List??

Howdy Hank-fans!  That's right! Hank is once again on Laura Bush's Recommended Summer Reading List! For the entire list, check out: From the article:  If you always have your phone in front of your face, your children will think they are not interesting. When you have children, put your... Read More

Hank is in Spanish! Does your school have Dual Language programs?

  Howdy, Teachers!!  Have we got a fun new offering for you! Looking to brush up on your Spanish? Or, have students who speak Spanish? Does your school have a Dual-Language program?? Hank is now reaching even more audiences, and here's your chance to share the "Hank the Cowdog fun! ... Read More

Saddle up for some fun! Ready-made lesson plans for Science and Social Studies to accompany John R. Erickson's new "Ranch Life" series!

  Howdy Hank-Fans!  Have you had a chance to check out the second book in the Ranch Life series yet? First off, book #1 ("Ranching and Livestock") was a first-class introduction to ranching! Told from Hank's perspective, young readers learned the difference between a ranch and a farm, how cows... Read More

Interview with C

Hi Teachers!        You can listen on SoundCloud here: You can listen on iTunes here: Read More

Welcome to the Teacher's Corner!

Hi Teachers and Parents! We're very excited to be able to offer this newest feature on Hank's Official Website! And, we hope it's helpful to you as you incorporate Hank into your school year! We'll have a lot more coming to this section soon, but in the meantime, please feel... Read More