Text-less sequence of spreads from Peter Parnall, The Mountain (Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1971).

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Edith Thacher Hurd and Clement Hurd, Wilson’s World (New York, NY: HarperCollins, 1971). A child paints a world; overdevelops it; starts over.

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In Bill Peet’s The Wump World (Boston: Houghton-Mifflin, 1970), the Pollutians land on a peaceful planet and commence to wreck it.

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In a series of images from Ranger’s Rick’s 1970s-era “Ranger Rick and His Friends” columns, cute animals suffer from pollution and overdevelopment. 

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