The first graphic novel about pet plants and beginner plantsmen! It is a confession of a succulents lover with black thumbs
- Book Intro
(English) Please Look After Succulents
- The Confession of a Black Thumb Plant Lover
One day the writer becomes smitten by succulents, but the pretty and cute succulents that she buys and brings home die one by one. The writer admits she has a black thumb, but her passion to grow succulents will not die. The first time is always difficult and it takes getting used to. The writer does not give up, and she takes readers to the wondrous world of plants and succulents by learning about each one. Please Look After Succulents is a graphic novel based on the real experiences of the writer as she tries to become a plantswoman growing succulents. In the book, she introduces different types of succulents, how to grow them, and even explanations for difficult botanical terms as well as gardening tips from her own trials and failures. There have been books about pet animals, but this is the first graphic novel about pet plants, especially succulents. They are more than pet plants to the writer, as she considers them a part of her life, and in the book, she shares with readers her philosophy and outlook on life as she struggles to keep her plants alive. Plants including succulents are everywhere, but growing them requires interest, care, and dedication, and after reading this book, readers will never see succulents the same way again, and they might be willing to dive into the diverse and fascinating world of succulents by growing one themselves.
- About the Author
(English) Sogno is a writer whose favorite color is emerald green and whose favorite animal is the frog. She left behind her comfortable life in Seoul and moved to Jeju Island with her succulents. She lives with succulents – paddle plants, bear paws, Stapelianthus decaryi, and monstera deliciosa – and her books include Ecological Play for All Seasons and Their Stories, Nature Bingo and Other Palys for All Seasons, The Case of the Missing Earthworm, and A Bundle of Praise.
Sponsored by the Korea Manhwa Contents Industry in the program for the diversity of manhwa
- Bestseller Rank
Included in the top 100 in the category of graphic novels on website Yes24