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Behind the scenes with Fumio Obata

Award-winning illustrator Fumio Obata offers a look behind the scenes, sharing his process of developing The Garden.

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Now in bookstores in USA & Canada

Four of our bestselling books are now available from USA and Canada bookstores… with more to come!

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Happy publication day to The Garden!

The Garden is out now!

Find out where to buy a copy and read what reviewers are saying about the book…

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Adventures in DIY Gardening

Adventures in DIY gardening and salvaging plants with Sean Michael Wilson

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Sean Michael Wilson on The Garden

This is a special guest post by Sean Michael Wilson, author of our graphic novel The Garden. With illustrations by Fumio Obata, The Garden is a story of healing through mindfulness and gardening.

In this blog post, Sean shares some background on how the book came about, as well as how gardening and mindfulness have benefited his life.

The Garden is published 21 May. Pre-order from our webshop.

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The Garden pre-orders are open

Pre-orders are open now for The Garden by Sean Michael Wilson and Fumio Obata. This gorgeous graphic novel will publish on 21 May.

PRE-ORDER THE GARDEN HERE

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Announcing: The Garden

We’re thrilled to announce our first spring 2020 publication – and our first graphic novel! The Garden, publishing in May 2020, is a beautiful story of growth and healing through mindfulness and gardening.

From two of our all-time favourite comics creators, Sean Michael Wilson and Fumio Obata, The Garden is a beautiful, soulful work that you simply won’t want to miss!

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The Garden

The Garden

by Sean Michael Wilson & Fumio Obata

978-1-912634-16-3 * £12.99 * Published 21st May 2020

Distributed in North America by Sterling Publishing

BUY THE GARDEN NOW

The Garden is a beautiful story of healing and growth through mindfulness and gardening.

Joanna is a high-powered finance consultant who’s been signed off work after having a nervous breakdown. Seeking more than just something to pass the time, she travels to Kyoto, Japan, to immerse herself in the arts of zen gardening and meditation.

Returning home – and to the challenges of daily life – Joanna finds peace and a new sense of calm through nurturing her own garden – and her soul

I have happily forgotten what used to concern me before all this.
I am the strongest thing in the world.
I have an infinity of precious details to smile upon

REVIEWS FOR THE GARDEN:

“A worthy message of mindfulness and the benefits of taking time to stop and appreciate what’s around you rather than always pushing forwards.” – Big Comic Page

“an enjoyable, blissful escape” – Broken Frontier

a passive look at self-awareness that is rare in this medium, presented beautifully in hard-back” – UK Anime Network

“Calm, contemplative and refreshing, The Garden is a seed of surprise just waiting for you to plant it.” – Now Read This

“The rat race consumes such a vast amount of our time, and it’s easy to get mentally lost in the pressure of work sometimes – to the detriment of the very thing that makes you ‘you’. Sean and Fumio capture this perfectly in [The Garden].” – Read it Daddy

“Wilson’s words and Obata’s illustrations compliment each other wonderfully and create such a beautiful read.” – Northern Plunder

“a beautiful read that offers a moment of calm” – A Cat, A Book, and A Cup of Tea