Hess has released a new addition to their Hess Toy Truck collection: My Plush Hess Truck: 2022 Choo-Choo Train, the third in their series of plush toys designed especially for their youngest fans. On sale exclusively at Hess websitethe soft and durable green fabric train has colorful accents, lights and sounds.
My Hess Plush Trucks are so popular that the first two versions in the series have sold out – the 2020 cuddly fire truck and the 2021 playful cement mixer. Great for Easter, birthdays, new baby gifts or Christmas shopping. start of vacation, the 2022 Choo-Choo Train is incredibly fun and safe for all ages with features that include pressure-activated flashing LED lights, two familiar songs, an auto 15-minute shut-off night light, quiet mode and engine block easy to grasp. The commemorative 2022 license plate and accompanying customizable keepsake train engineer license tag follow the Hess Toy Truck collectible tradition.
“Hess has a long-standing reputation for quality, safety, durability and innovation in play,” said Justin Mayer, General Manager of Hess Toy Truck. “The My Plush Hess Truck is the only plush toy available anywhere that features lights and sounds and is approved for all ages, even newborns.
Last year’s Hess plush received several national toy industry awards, including a Mom’s Choice Award, a National Parenting Products Award, and the National Parenting Center Seal of Approval.
Introduce little ones to the sounds and pure fun of a railway train with this cuddly toy from the Hess Toy Truck collection. For nearly 60 years, Hess has been America’s best-selling toy truck with a new model released every holiday. For nearly 25 years, a series of miniature collectible toys have been offered each summer, and now an early spring plush toy that’s safe for all ages. The 2022 Choo-Choo Train offers play features not available in any other newborn-safe plush. These include pressure-activated flashing LED lights and two delicious favorite songs: “I’ve Been Working on the Railroad” and “Coming ‘Round the Mountain”.
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