Co-founded by Brian Gordon and Patrick Moore, Connecticut-based online toy retailer eBeanstalk.com launched in September 2006. Its aim is to provide educational toys for newborns, babies, toddlers, and preschool-to-school-age kids. A team of child specialists and moms selects ... Read Moreeach of the company's toys, books, and games, whittling down a pool of 10,000 to the 600 they think are the best on the market. From there, the team matches the toys with the different stages of child development, which are identified by skills in seven core areas: imagination, education, language, dexterity, locomotion, emotion, and social. EBeanstalk.com offers dolls and dollhouses; planes, trains, and automobiles; arts and crafts; and musical toys -- all from beloved brands such as International Playthings, Green Toys, Inc., Tiny Love, Bananagrams, Chronicle Books, Harper Collins, John Deere, and Random House.