Curious Buddies Children's Books Recalled

Date:
June 15, 2006
Category:
Books & Videos
Company/Brand:
Simon & Schuster
The Danger:
The felt ears and limbs on the pop-up characters can detach or come apart when pulled, which may pose a choking hazard to young children.
Description:
This recall involves about 9,000 Curious Buddies cloth books titled "Hello, Curious Buddies!" Curious Buddies' characters are pictured on the book cover. Inside the book are two plush pop-up toy characters.
Sold At:
Bookstores, discount department stores, and other retailers nationwide from October 2005 through May 2006 for about $10.
What To Do:
Clip off the felt ears and limbs of the pop-up characters immediately and place them out of a child's reach. Simon and Schuster will provide consumers with information on how to return the felt pieces or the copyright tag from the book to receive a free replacement book. For more information, call Simon & Schuster at (800) 732-9531 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit www.simonsays.com.
For More Information:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml06/06189.html

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