Clean Up, Up, Up! – Just released!

It’s cleanup time, and Daddy and his little one are putting away books, blocks, teddy bears, and train cars, and setting the table—all while having fun with math! As Daddy talks with his toddler, he uses spatial-relationship math words and phrases like up, down, next to, and under to reinforce his young learner’s understanding. When dinner is ready, something goes up into the mouth!

Illustration © 2018 by Ying-Hwa Hu

Includes a note from early childhood education math expert Dr. Susan C. Levine that shows adults how everyday activities and conversation with young children offer rich opportunities to build an early understanding of spatial relations.

This book is based upon work supported in part by TERC under a grant from the Heising-Simons Foundation. 

To see more of award-winning illustrator Ying-Hwa Hu’s artwork you can visit her at

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ISBN: 978-1-59572-801-2
Illustrated by Ying-Hwa Hu
Published by Star Bright Books, 2018
Board book, 20 pages
For ages 1-3

¡Arriba, arriba, arriba a limpiar!/Clean Up, Up, Up!, 2018
Spanish/English bilingual edition
ISBN: 978-1-59572-802-9