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Tony Hawk Joins Writing Contest for Kids

Children’s publisher Capstone has launched a “Join the Revolution” contest for readers in third through seventh grade. The contest will promote Tony Hawk’s 900 Revolution, a science fiction series inspired by legendary skateboarder Tony Hawk.

Follow this link for more details about the contest. Entries must be submitted before March 31st. To enter, kids should write an essay about why they should join the cast of the series.

The first place winner will receive a prize package that includes a trip to Tony Hawk’s Stand Up for Skateparks 2012 event in Beverly Hills, a VIP pass to meet Hawk in-person and their character will appear in the next installment of Tony Hawk 900 Revolution.

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Ashley Andersen Zantop Joins Capstone

Ashley Andersen Zantop will serve as group publisher and general manager at Capstone.

Zantop gave this quote in the press release: “I’m thrilled to join Capstone, a proven leader in children’s publishing for the last 20 years, and I look forward to driving product development and expanding our presence in trade, international, classroom and other markets, while maintaining our leadership position in the library market.”

Zantop has been in the industry for more than 20 years with experience in both editorial and graphic design. Her publishing career includes jobs held at Trudy Corporation and Plymouth Press.