Johann Gutenberg is working on printing the first Bible with type. Twelve-year-old Hans Dunne is planning on being a scribe and copying the Bible by hand. But circumstances change and he finds himself working in Gutenberg’s shop as an apprentice printer. Soon Hans finds himself in the middle of a type-stealing mystery involving Herr Fust, the village banker. Will Hans and the other pressmen be able to keep Herr Fust from getting the type?