Parents' Guide to

Hank the Cowdog Series

By Carrie Kingsley, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 7+

Ranch dog is head of security in fun cowboy-themed series.

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What you will—and won't—find in this book.

Community Reviews

age 3+

Based on 1 parent review

age 3+

Lots of fun

A happy read!

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (1):
Kids say: Not yet rated

This cowboy-flavored series is better read aloud than alone. The stories and word choices in each book are funny and interesting for young readers, but the sections of dialogue -- both internal and external -- are meandering and tough to follow. The Hank the Cowdog series is written just as you'd expect a slightly dim but egotistical dog-aspiring-to-be-a-cowboy would speak, and the animals' adventures are both fun and funny. So, if your reader likes to get in character, these are good books to read aloud.

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