Capstone Announces Early Learning Initiative for Preschool Market

Minneapolis, MN, April 21, 2010 --( Capstone, the leading publisher of children’s books in the U.S. education market, announces Capstone Early Learning, a new initiative bringing together toddler and preschool resources for the early childhood market.

Launching with a new catalog and website, Capstone Early Learning spotlights appropriate fiction and nonfiction for children ages 2-7 from the Capstone imprints Capstone Press, Picture Window Books, and Stone Arch Books, as well as the award winning technology product PebbleGoTM. Titles in the collection are correlated to the National Association for the Education of Young Children standards and the Head Start Child Outcomes framework.

Capstone will present at regional and national early childhood conferences, including the Early Childhood Education Conference at the University of Wisconsin-Stout on April 22-24. Capstone is working closely with an advisory board of early childhood experts, including board chair Judy Herr, Ed.D. Herr is a former Early Childhood Education Program Director at the University of Wisconsin-Stout, published author, national presenter, and recipient of numerous awards, including the Director’s Choice and the Distinguished Service awards from the National Association for the Education of Young Children. The advisory board will consult with Capstone’s internal product planning, editorial, and sales teams and advise on additional marketing and development opportunities.

“We are so privileged to be able to work with such accomplished professionals who possess decades of experience in early childhood education,” said Tom Ahern, CEO of Capstone. “As early childhood initiatives continue to receive presidential focus, our board’s expertise and insight into this market will be an invaluable asset.”

Customers can request a free catalog by calling 800-747-4992. The new website,, will go live April 30.

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