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The Big Question

By: John R. Erickson
Narrated by: John R. Erickson
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Loper and Sally May have left Slim to manage the ranch while they go off to visit the relatives for the holidays. But just when it begins to look like another boring bachelor Christmas with Slim, a storm blows in and the electric fence separating a herd of steer from the highway shorts out. Now, it's up to Slim, Viola, and the ranch's Security Division to jump into action! 

Things take a surprising twist when Slim comes down with a burning fever in the middle of the operation, but nobody, and especially not Miss Viola could have been ready for the even bigger surprise that transpires on the way to the hospital! Slim sings a song about cowboy cooking called "Maters and Taters" and Hank sings about "Christmas Cookies".

©2012 John R. Erickson (P)2012 John R. Erickson

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this might be my favorite Hank the Cow Dog

if it's not completely obvious this book contains a major change for our main characters and was so worth it.

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Good story with a very entertaining plot for kids

It was written very well with good humor and songs. I would recommend it to all ages

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back ground music terrible

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The back ground music makes me get a pounding headache. Before I even said anything about it my daughter was complaining about it! It just goes on and on, never stopping.

How could the performance have been better?

Leave off background music!

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Leave off background music!

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Great new story! Laughed out loud!

What did you love best about The Big Question?

That Slim realized that he loved Viola and wanted to marry her

Who was your favorite character and why?

Hank, because his attempts at being in charge and smart, always backfire

What does John R. Erickson bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

"Hearing" Hank in John Erickson's voice makes the story come alive! He is so talented at all the voices!

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

We always laugh at Hank Stories---- this one has some especially funny spots

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Hank the Cowdog books and audio books are so entertaining and you can always find one of the characters to relate to-- It is good, clean fun for the whole family to enjoy together---- listening to Hank Stories puts you in a happy frame of mind, and my kids even play them while going to sleep--- they promote happy dreams!

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another fun and crazy Hank story

entertaining for parents as well as kids. always so much crazy antics. so funny. good stuff!

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LOVED IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

This is in my top picks for the Hank the cowdog book. It has adventure. The performing is beautiful!! So I’d like to thank John r. Erickson for giving us the great adventure of Hank and Drover!! Make sure to listen!!!

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Hank the Cowdog

Are family enjoyed the end of the story when Slim told her that they ota get married sometime

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Awesome!

Best book yet!!! So funny, and very well written. Great performance! Hank is the best!

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A new favorite!!

We loved this story so much! Fun, entertaining! Slim & Viola are so sweet together!

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