The Princess and the Grilled Cheese Sandwich (A Graphic Novel) (Paperback)
A perfect book for fans of The Girl From The Sea. If you love romance, royalty, grilled cheese sandwiches, and LGBTQ representation, this book is for you. Lady Camembert is different from other girls; she is gay. To escape the marriage expected of her, she disguises herself as a man and moves to the capital city. She needs to lie low to remain unnoticed and not raise suspicion. Unfortunately, when she meets Princess Brie, she can't stay away. Soon she becomes wrapped up in all things involving the princess. They raise awareness for animal cruelty-free fashion, plan balls, and eat many grilled cheese sandwiches. All under the umbrella of friends. How will Camembert confess her feelings? Will Brie return her feelings? You can find out! Just pick up this book and get reading!
— From Mesmerizing May Staff Picks
May/June 2023 Kids Indie Next List
“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
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.
About the Author
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.
*"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