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WHO CARES? I DO by Munro Leaf

WHO CARES? I DO

By Munro Leaf

Pub Date: Sept. 7th, 1971
Publisher: Lippincott

Two stick figures state the case, "You Know What? Our country is getting to be a mess," then point to photos of trash and litter and drawings of the SPOILERS (divided into DROPPERS and WRECKERS) who are doing the damage. Their accompanying second-person exhortation advises that "boys and girls your age can really change the thinking and the ways of a lot of people. . . . Not by preaching at them or nagging. . . . NO/ All you have to do is act like a decent human being yourself." There's no positive reinforcement in the pictures or the lecture, only a tired watchbird admonishing litterbugs.