Scholastic recalls Shake Look Touch books due to choking hazard

  • close-up of pom poms

Product Name:

Shake Look Touch the books


The pom poms on the book can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Reminder date:

July 07, 2022


Approximately 185,700 (Additionally approximately 1,500 were sold in Canada)

Recall Details

The description:

This recall involves Shake Look Touch Book, a plush book with touch and feel components for young children. The books measure 5.9 x 1.7 x 8.4 inches. The recalled books have pink and green pom poms attached to them with string. Only the books with the pom poms are included in this recall.


Consumers should immediately remove the book from young children and cut the pom poms from the book. Consumers can participate in the recall and receive a $10 gift card by registering online at, submitting a photo of the book and removed pom poms, and confirming that the removed pom poms will be thrown away. Consumers can use the book after removing and discarding the pom poms.


Scholastic has received two reports of the pom poms coming off. No injuries were reported.

Sold to :

Bookstores, specialty stores, superstores and other stores nationwide and online at,, and other websites from January 2020 through April 2022 for approximately $13.


Scholastic Inc., of New York


The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is responsible for protecting the public from unreasonable risk of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of injuries associated with consumer products over the past 50 years.

Federal law prohibits anyone from selling products that are the subject of a Commission-ordered recall or a voluntary recall initiated in consultation with the CPSC.

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Colin L. Johnson