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The Ink Garden of Brother Theophane

© Andrea Wisnewski

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Set in medieval Ireland, a novice scribe discovers he can make ink from plants. Hardcover 32 pages - All ages

Illustrated by Andrea Wisnewski
Written by C. M. Millen
Set in 10th century Ireland, where as a novice monk, Theophane learns to make inks used in illuminated manuscripts from the plants he finds around the monastery. Celtic imagery and illuminated manuscripts abound in this book and the illustrations have the luminosity of stained glass.

Winner of the Connecticut Book Award

Published by Charlesbridge