Camille Jourdy was born in Chenôve, France, in 1979. He studied Fine Arts in Épinal, where she also wrote her first book, 'Une araignée, des tagliatelles et au lit, tu parles d'une vie!' (Drozophile, 2004). She subsequently headed for Strasbourg to study Decorative Arts, and settled in Lyon upon graduation in 2005. She is author and illustrator of children's books like 'Séraphine, ou le charmer incertain' (2006), 'Peau d'ours' (2006) and 'Léopold' (2008). She made three graphic novels starring the character 'Rosalie Blum' for Actes Sud between 2007 and 2009.