The Ink Garden of Brother Theophane
This endearing book+
describes monks who copy text in brown ink onto brown pages, until young Brother Theophane has the idea to make different colors of ink from plants. His vibrant creations inspire the other monks, whose pages become filled with spectacular illuminations. The story captures the beauty and simplicity of monastic life, enhanced by charming illustrations.
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