Lift & Hide Bookcase Storage Chest™

Step2 Lift & Hide Bookcase Storage Chest
Step2 Lift & Hide Bookcase Storage Chest

Lift & Hide Bookcase Storage Chest™

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The Lift & Hide Bookcase Storage Chest by Step2 was designed with safety and convenience in mind and has plenty of room to store toys in!

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    Product Details

    Step2 Lift & Hide Bookcase Storage Chest

    Lift & Hide Bookcase Storage Chest™

    This Step2 Bookcase & Toy Box was designed with safety and convenience in mind and has plenty of room to store toys in! It's the perfect 2-in-1 toy box and bookcase for your youngster’s playroom or bedroom! Children will love cleaning thanks to this toy chest and book shelf. Made in USA of US and imported parts.

    • Over 5.5 cubic feet (0.16 m3) of storage
    • Bookcase holds books up to 10" (25.4 cm) tall with a large display shelf on top
    • Designed with a back panel to prevent items from falling behind the bookcase
    • Storage chest features a detachable lid
    • Durable poly construction lasts for years
    • Minimal adult assembly required

    RECOMMENDED AGE: 2 and up
    PRODUCT NUMBER: 883100
    DIMENSIONS: 38.00 H 28.50 W 21.00 D
    WEIGHT: 27 lbs

    AWARDS

    Reviewers' Choice Awards 2008

    Reviewers' Choice Awards 2008 Buzzillions

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  • Reviews

    Customer Reviews

    Rated 2 out of 5 by from Not as good as the old style! This one is definitely not as good as the old style. Kind of disappointing too. The old style was made of thicker, sturdier plastic and came in one piece and the lid was easy to pull in and out by a toddler. Don't understand why you changed this. This new version is thin plastic. It comes in 2 pieces. The lid is hard for an adult to pull the lid in and out. Plus there are some really sharp pieces where they didn't trim the plastic very good. Pretty disappointed considering I specifically chose to buy this because of how great the last one we had was. Don't understand why companies always change things that are perfect to begin with or why quality cheapens. Do better Step 2!
    Date published: 2018-04-05
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Overall a good storage chest I have a 1 and 2 year old that both have their own storage chest. They love them and they really do hold a ton of toys. They were easy to set up (if it would have set up properly...see below) and are easy to clean and very safe for children. The only issue I have is that on one of the chests the door doesn't fit right. It is VERY tight and my two year old can't open/close it. The base of the unit isn't quite wide enough to allow the door to close all the way. I have contacted the Step 2 company to see if they will help. So far, they've just said this is a new design and had me email a picture of what I am talking about...I hope they can do more than that.
    Date published: 2009-06-26
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from Very Disappointed I purchased one of these lift hide bookshelves for my grandson 2 years ago for our home and wanted to purchase one for another grandson for his home only to find that the quality was no longer there. The one purchased 2 years ago and was on display in the store was very sturdy. It was a hard thick plastic and was in one piece. The one I brought home to give as a Christmas gift is going back. It is in 2 pieces (made to be screwed together) which is not a bad thing but it was so flimsy I couldn't believe the difference. I could actually see through the thin plastic. For the price they charged for this toy box I expected better. I think they need to go back to the quality and charge more if the profit margin is the problem.
    Date published: 2009-12-21
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Toy Box I bought this for my daughter who is almost 2 years old. She enjoys lifting the lid up and down. And whats great about it is that the lid is child proof. It can not fall on her head or crush her little fingers. She also loves the book shelf part of it. It is so convenient! Every child should have a toy box. And this one just happens to be one of the best ones I've seen. The book shelf just adds more room to store all those toys without taking up anymore room. I would recomment this product to anyone out there looking for a durable, easy to clean, fun, child proof toy box. It was also simple to put together and is light enough to move from room to room. Thanks!!
    Date published: 2009-01-08
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect!! I had this product handed down to me from a cousin of mine who had it for her boys for 3yrs. before she gave it to me she had it handed down to her from her mother in-law who had it for God only knows how long. Now I am getting ready to hand it down to my niece who is having a baby boy. I decided to give it to her since it is such a good product and after all this time it is still in mint condition. I am going to purchase the 1 with the pink lid now in order to replace the other one. It goes with everything. I have 2 toddler girls ages 3 and 5 and they both fit everything inside of it. If it can survive my 2 girls after dealing with my cousins 2 boys and whomever had it before than it will survive anything!!I love it!!!!
    Date published: 2009-02-03
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from We still are loving it!! I received this toy box as a gift when my now 7 year old daughter turned a year old. We used it all along w/ her and now my younger 2 year old daughter uses it for her toys. It is very durable yet light weight, and is easy to clean (its still looks the same as when we got it 6 years ago:). It doesn't look very large, yet inside it is huge and holds all of her various toys perfectly!! I also like that she can easily open & close it herself & I like that there is a small gap so that she cant pinch her fingers when it shuts :)I have nothing negative to say about this product!!
    Date published: 2010-02-17
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from Not as good as the old style My 3 year old son was given one of these as a gift for his birthday, and the toybox itself was all one piece, the only thing we had to do was snap the lid on. He loved the toybox, and it fits all of his toys well and we like that the lid can't hit his head and that it had the shelves for books and stuff. So we proceeded to get one for our just now one year old, and it arrived in 3 pieces...the shelf had to be attached. No big deal, but when we went to put books on the shelf right above the toybox, we discovered that the shelf is now smaller....books that fit on the older model won't fit on the new model....what a bummer Step 2....just like everything else, the cost is the same but the item is actually smaller.
    Date published: 2009-04-13
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from great toy box First I wasn't sure if thats the toybox I wanted because I was thinking of a wooden toybox. I didn't know how it will look in her room since it is plastic. I decided to get it anyway because it was more safe than any other toybox I saw. After buying it I was convinced this product is great it not only looks good but is also very sturdy. The lid can't fall on my daughters head she was at that time 12 mo. There is a lot of storage room and my daughter loves it too. She loves getting toys out and putting back in. Sometimes she even crawls into the toybox.
    Date published: 2009-03-18
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    Lift & Hide Bookcase Storage Chest™ is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 62.
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  • Q&A

    Q & A

    I saw in the questions section that others are upset that the new design does not have a lid that stays in place. I believe this would be considered a design flaw and I don't understand how a lid that FALLS OUT when children try to operate it is better.

    Asked by: MadMama
    The design of the lid and the base were recently revised to remove the previous hinged mechanism due to changes in the toy safety standard for USA. We had to modify in order to comply with the new regulation. The lid now has two notches underneath and the toy box base has two bumps that the lid rests on to keep it on the base. The lid is now completely removable and does not permanently attach and can be put to the side during use. Note that an overfilled toybox with items beyond the opening could cause the lid to not seat properly resulting in it falling off. The lid will also slide into the area between the base and top about half way as well during use or for storage but it is again not permanent can be pulled back out.
    Answered by: Step2 Staff Member
    Date published: 2018-07-18

    How much is it if shipping to Hong Kong?

    Asked by: Dorothy
    Step2 Direct ships within the Contiguous United States only.
    Answered by: Step2 Staff Member
    Date published: 2018-06-26

    Why are there no holes for the screws

    Asked by: Christina
    Our manufacturing process does allow us to consistently place holes into parts without creating plastic shavings which are considered small parts per the toy safety industry standard for USA. We instead provide location points for screws as shown in the product instructions. The metal screws are self-tapping and when a downward pressure or force is applied onto screw with driving in with screwdriver, they will drive into the plastic and create their own hole. This would be the same or true of driving screws into a wood board without a hole. If needed or preferred, you can use a small nail with a hammer and pound a nail in a bit to create starter hole and then take out install screw. A power screwdriver or rechargeable drill can also be used to aid installing screws but we do not always recommend as driving screws in too far can strip out the plastic and cause other damage.
    Answered by: Step2 Staff Member
    Date published: 2018-03-12

    How deep are the shelves?

    Asked by: Littlefeet
    The depth of the top shelf for the Lift & Hide Bookcase Storage Chest™ is 8.75 inches and the bottom shelf measures 8.5 inches in depth.
    Answered by: Step2 Staff Member
    Date published: 2018-01-22

    I recently received this toy box and already have one in brown. The one I just got doesn't have the latches on the lid to keep it in place on the toy box. How can I go about getting this fixed??

    Asked by: MommaM
    Please contact our Consumer Service Specialists at 1-800-347-8372 Monday through Friday, 8AM -5PM Eastern Standard Time and we will be happy to help you.
    Answered by: Step2 Staff Member
    Date published: 2017-12-04

    Can you purchase a new lid for this toy box?

    Asked by: Jess3
    Unfortunately, the lid is not offered separately from the Lift & Hide Bookcase Storage Chest™.
    Answered by: Step2 Staff Member
    Date published: 2017-08-07

    What type of plastic is it made of.....like BPA free or any type like that?
    Asked by: Rachel S.
    This product is made out of Linear Low Density Polyethylene. It is made in the USA.
    Answered by: Tena C.
    Date published: 2018-03-27

    Does this tether to the wall for safety?
    Asked by: Janelle L.
    The Lift & Hide Bookcase Storage Chest™ is not designed to be tethered.
    Answered by: Tena C.
    Date published: 2018-03-27
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