Children's Book Illustrator Gerald L. Holmes has died.
October 3, 2019 2:12 PM   Subscribe

Gerald Holmes passed away at age 79. Illustrator of the 74 Hank the Cowdog children's books.
posted by Bee'sWing (5 comments total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
I once bought a Hank the Cowdog cassette tape so I could finally find out what "Me Just a Worthless Coyote" was supposed to sound like - I used to sing it to the tune of "Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin'."

posted by Carouselle at 2:20 PM on October 3, 2019 [1 favorite]

so sad. the community lost a valuable member
posted by wheelsity at 3:50 PM on October 3, 2019 [1 favorite]

Those books were formative for me growing up and the illustrations played a big part.

posted by holmesian at 4:24 PM on October 3, 2019 [1 favorite]

Oh man, I was just thinking about Hank the Cowdog a few days ago. RIP.
posted by kevinbelt at 7:02 PM on October 3, 2019 [2 favorites]

posted by BlueHorse at 9:58 PM on October 3, 2019

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