KidScreen takes a look at the latest quirky products hitting the shelves
1. Teletubbies carpet by the meter: Shag or wall-to-wall?
Frick Teppichböden, Burgwald, Germany
2. *NSYNC Lip Balms: Lance-blue raspberry,
J.C.-watermelon, Chris-strawberry, Joey-green apple and Justin-vanilla
Famous Fixins, New York, NY
3. Shaft action figure in the likeness of Samuel L. Jackson. Stands seven inches tall, includes removable sunglasses and gun. Goes for US$8 to US$12.
McFarlane Toys, Tempe, AZ
4. Salem’s (of Sabrina the Teenage Witch) Mystery Magic Bubblegum-the tasty alternative to hairballs. So not only can this cat talk, he can chew gum too. The black, candy-coated gumballs (suggested retail price US$0.99) come in three mystery flavors (no, not licorice). Either trust fate, or find out what they are at www.bubblegum.com.
Amurol Confection, Yorkville, IL