The Princess and the Grilled Cheese Sandwich (A Graphic Novel) (Paperback)

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The Princess and the Grilled Cheese Sandwich (A Graphic Novel) (Paperback)


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“A complete and utter delight! I read it in one sitting and squealed the whole time. Much like a grilled cheese sandwich, this book overflows with goodness. I was heart-eyed all the way through! I recommend this to readers of all ages.”
— Joanne Machin, Brick & Mortar Books, Redmond, WA

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With a solid style and ENDLESS cheese references and puns, this delightful tale is saturated with fashion, food, and some creative anachronisms. The blossoming romance between Lady/Duke Camembert and Princess Brie is off the wall adorable, and if you don't have a hankering for a gooey grilled cheese after reading this book, are you sure you really read it?

— From The Princess and the Grilled Cheese Sandwich by Deya Muniz

This is such a cute story about being helplessly in love and scrumptious misunderstandings. The art is absolutely gorgeous and everyone is named after cheese (my favorite food group). This is a book that makes you hungry for more of their love!

— From The Princess and the Grilled Cheese Sandwich by Deya Muniz

A nobleman with a secret and a princess on a mission find love—and lots of grilled cheese sandwiches—when they least expect it, in this funny, heartfelt graphic novel rom-com.

Lady Camembert wants to live life on her own terms, without marriage. Well, without marrying a man, that is. But the law of the land is that women cannot inherit. So when her father passes away, she does the only thing she can: She disguises herself as a man and moves to the capital city of the Kingdom of Fromage to start over as Count Camembert.
But it’s hard to keep a low profile when the beautiful Princess Brie, with her fierce activism and great sense of fashion, catches her attention. Camembert can’t resist getting to know the princess, but as the two grow closer, will she able to keep her secret?
A romantic comedy about mistaken identity, true love, and lots of grilled cheese.
Deya Muniz was born and raised in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where they grew up watching Pride and Prejudice and reading copious amounts of shojo manga. In 2017, they moved to the United States to pursue a master's degree in sequential art, where they met and fell in love with a wonderful girl who makes delicious grilled cheese sandwiches.
Product Details ISBN: 9780316538725
ISBN-10: 0316538728
Publisher: Little, Brown Ink
Publication Date: May 9th, 2023
Pages: 256
Language: English
Praise for The Princess and the Grilled Cheese Sandwich:

An Indie Bestseller

*"Muniz’s impeccable rom-com instincts and the meticulously balanced high stakes combine to present a tender love story that plays out alongside the girls’ individual struggles navigating society’s limitations on women."—Publishers Weekly, starred review

"This charming story is a relatable exploration of questions of identity, honesty, and a journey to self-acceptance."—SLJ

"This story is such a joy—a spectacular, feel-good, comfy romance."—Kirkus Reviews