A beautiful story of a young boy visiting a monk and learning about iconography. With enchanting, peaceful illustrations depicting nature and icons, this book shows how there are different ways we can serve and glorify God with our unique talents, and brings peace and contemplation to the hearts and minds of young readers. Matthew learns about sketching images, mixing pigments, and painting all the layers of the sacred images. And when he gets home, he finds a surprise gift just for him. A picture book for children preschool age and up.