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Comments for: A Sticky Situation, Chuck Hawley, Independent Publisher,

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This delightful children's book is based on a true, heart warming story and contains valuable lessons in having a kind, positive outlook on life. The illustrations are adorable and Sticky the Kitty has become a true hero for thousands of online followers.

I love this story about sticky the kitty. He is so cute and been thru so much in his short life. Thank God for Chuck Hawley.

I first hear Sticky’s story through social media. Have been following his rescuer ever since. I ordered the book, two actually and was delighted with the results. It is a book I will cherish and have recommended to others. I hope for a chance to read it to children at our local library.

Great message for children and adults!

Just awesome

It’s a true story of a sweet innocent kitty that was saved from being actually stuck on the road, because a Good Samaritan, Chuck, took a chance to be the only one to stop and save “Sticky.”

True story!

They have turned a certain tragedy into an amazing charity doing great things for people and animals !!

A Sticky Situation is such a great book in the lesson taught. Kindness is free. Express it daily.

While this is a great story, this author is one to watch. He is Very Very good. And.. I dont personally know him.. have just read some of his work.

Very inspiring

A great story and the moral is base on true events. Which is great.

It's a Wonderful inspirational story for young and old. The best part about it, is it's true.

This is incredibly awesome true story.

It touched my heart.. this kitten was glued to the highway!! It has everything..shock,relief,hope,love.good leassons on being kind and helpful to others ..

This is a true story about a heinous act of someone gluing a tiny kitty to a highway and how he was rescued & adopted by a very wonderful and caring man who risked his own !I've to save this kitten.

Loved the book and the whole concept of learning from saving a mistreated kitten to bullying that caused the mistreatment. The wonderful life that Sticky has now.

Love the true story of Sticky and Chuck!!! And the extraordinary circumstances surrounding the development of this book and positive affirmations since the foundation was established in such a short time this year.

Chuck is an amazing man, who has done a wonderful thing in Saving Sticky, and all the charitable things revolving around it. He took his generous giving, and then applied Sticky to it, enhancing not only the amount, but the love.

This is best children’s book it is a true story and you can follow with sticky real life

It's based on a true life event. It shows how to be nice to animals and one another. It promotes kindness and also not to be afraid to ask for help or to help others whether animal or human. Good lesson for children and adults alike.

Awesome book based on a true story! A great lesson of kindness... For all ages!!!

A beautifully written book that teaches life lessons .

Great story and book

This book is based upon a true life story when a man driving to work, rescued a small abandoned kitten right off the highway. On a regular basis, the man with a huge heart, Chuck Hawley, posts pictures and videos, and writes inspiring words on Facebook. Thousands of people have joined up them on their amazing journey, which has engendered a huge following of fans and supporters, across the Nation and around the World. Chuck, and his family and Sticky-the-Kitty are emissaries for kindness and hope. : )

I really enjoyed both the 'real life hero story' and the great message

This is a little book with an enormous amount of heart! An inspiring true-life tale that will renew your faith in the triumph of courageous selfless love!

The author who this actually happened to is such an inspiring human being. Reading his original account of this, at the time it occurred, brought a tear to my eye, and a warmth to my heart.

This is a true story written by an amazing man! It's an amazing book for anyone to read. The story, the pictures everything about it makes it come to life!

based on true story of a wonderful cat saved by a former dog kind of guy

the best part is its a based on true events !

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