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.
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.
Bookstores, discount department stores, and other retailers nationwide from October 2005 through May 2006 for about $10.
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.
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