The Happy Hocky Family!

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The Happy Hocky Family
Author Lane Smith
Cover artist Lane Smith
Country United States
Language English
Genre Children's literature
Publisher Puffin Books
Publication date
Pages 64
ISBN 0-14-055771-7
OCLC 35453853

The Happy Hocky Family is a children's book by author and illustrator Lane Smith. Written in a style similar to the Dick and Jane books, it tells a series of short, typically single page, stories about the Hocky family, which includes the two parents, three children, their dog, and occasionally their cousin.

The book is not a typical picture book in that the humor in it tends to be slightly dark and sarcastic, as in the works of Jon Scieszka.

A sequel, The Happy Hocky Family Moves to the Country!, was released in 2002.