Jérémie Fischer is a young French illustrator who graduated from Strasbourg’s Haute École des Arts du Rhin in 2011. His work is inspired by the Russian Constructivists, artists such as Henri Matisse and Paul Klee, as well as the designers Enzo Mari and Bruno Munari. Fischer has already designed several children’s books using a similar silk-screen and cut-out style. The Night Watchman is his second collaboration with Jean-Baptiste Labrune. Having graduated from the Sorbonne in Paris, Labrune now works as an elementary school teacher and author. He has been friends with Jérémie Fischer since the seventh grade. The first children’s book on which they collaborated, L’éléphouris, was released in 2012.