Recall date: September 11, 2013
Recall number: 13-284

Recall Summary

Name of product:
Children's books titled "Count my Kisses, 1, 2, 3" and "Red, Green, Blue, I Love You"
Hazard:
A metal rod holding small beads on the cover of books can detach and release small parts that present a choking hazard. A detached metal bar can expose a sharp edge posing a laceration hazard.
Remedy:
Refund
Consumer Contact:

Hachette Book Group at (888) 965-5802 from 8 a.m.to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.hachettebookrecall.com or www.hachettebookgroup.com and click on the link in the Recall/Important Safety Notice box on the home page for more 

Recall Details Report an Incident Involving this Product

In Conjunction With:
Units:
About 70,000
Description:

The recalled children's board books are "Count My Kisses, 1, 2, 3" and "Red, Green, Blue, I Love You."

Description:

The board-shaped children's books have cut out covers that serve as a handle and  include an embedded bar in the handle with beads for children to play with. "Ages 3+" is printed on the back covers and the ISBN numbers are also on the back covers near the bar code. Two titles are included:
Count my Kisses, 1, 2, 3, ISBN: 978-0-316-13354-8, has five colored cylindrical wooden beads with printed hearts on the rod; and,
Red, Green, Blue, I Love You, ISBN: 978-0-316-13353-1, has five colored circular wooden beads on the metal rod.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately take the recalled books away from children and return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.

Sold At:

Barnes & Noble, online at Amazon.com and by other booksellers and retailers from June 2013 to August 2013 for about $8.

Importer:

Hachette Book Group, Inc., New York, N.Y. 

Manufactured In:
China