The Night Watchman

Striking illustrations and a suspenseful story: The Night Watchman is an attention-grabber that captures the imagination.

For their own safety, the people who live in this fortified city are not allowed to leave their homes after dusk. After curfew, a strange character with a lamp —the Night Watchman —patrols the winding streets and alleyways, assisted by birds on the rooftops, dogs in the lanes, and rats underground. As both guardian and policeman, the Night Watchman will relentlessly hunt down any intruder who threatens the peace and security of his city. Nothing and no one has disturbed his nightly routine —until now … 

A beautifully written story full of suspense, The Night Watchman tells a fascinating tale of surveillance, betrayal, friendship, and love. Jérémie Fischer’s remarkable images elevate the book to an artful illustrated novel, and Jean-Baptiste Labrune’s words render it a modern classic with a narrative relatable on many levels.



Authors: Jérémie Fischer and Jean-Baptiste Labrune
Release date: June 2015
Format: 16.5 × 22 cm
Features: Pantone colors, hardcover, 192 pages
ISBN: 978-3-89955-749-7

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.

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For their own safety, the people who live in this fortified city are not allowed to leave their homes after dusk. After curfew, a strange character with a lamp —the Night Watchman —patrols the winding streets and alleyways, assisted by birds on the rooftops, dogs in the lanes, and rats underground. As both guardian and policeman, the Night Watchman will relentlessly hunt down any intruder who threatens the peace and security of his city. Nothing and no one has disturbed his nightly routine —until now … 

A beautifully written story full of suspense, The Night Watchman tells a fascinating tale of surveillance, betrayal, friendship, and love. Jérémie Fischer’s remarkable images elevate the book to an artful illustrated novel, and Jean-Baptiste Labrune’s words render it a modern classic with a narrative relatable on many levels.



9 - 11 years English fiction books Little Gestalten

Authors: Jérémie Fischer and Jean-Baptiste Labrune
Release date: June 2015
Format: 16.5 × 22 cm
Features: Pantone colors, hardcover, 192 pages
ISBN: 978-3-89955-749-7

Shipping Costs

All orders to the US will be shipped for free.

For shipments to Canada a flat of 10.00 USD will be charged.

Any shipping costs will be assessed during the checkout procedure and take into account the full value of goods purchased.

Payment 

For shipments to addresses within the US, payments can be made using credit card, or PayPal.

Gestalten uses a secure payment system to protect your information. More information on our security procedure is available here

Shipping
Once your order is processed and an order confirmation is sent, you will be able to track your shipment using the link in the order confirmation. You will also be able to track your order in your customer account.

Deliveries are usually received within 1-2 working days. We will try to inform you of any unexpected delays.

Returns
Full refunds are available up until 14 days after the order confirmation is sent. You bear the direct costs for returning the products. More information on our return policy is available here.

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