Manolito Gafotas is a children’s novel written by the Spanish writer Elvira Lindo and The novel has been translated into English as Manolito Four-Eyes. An invitation to read Elvira Lindo’s stories about Manolito Gafotas. English / Spanish teacher and translator for over 20 years. I have been. Manolito Gafotas. English. Edition: First edition. Publication Information: Recounts the exploits of the irrepressible Manolito as he navigates the world of his.

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And for the first time, this best-selling phenomenon from Spain is available in English. For more help see the Common Knowledge help page. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms. JeanLittleLibrary Oct 30, Described by his mother as born talking, Manolito brings his family and friends manollto on the page through a chatty, first-person narrative in which he recounts events such as a punch from a bully who breaks his glasses, a visit from a demanding schoolmate named One-and-Only Susana, and a surprise birthday party for his beloved grandpa.

If Goscinny’s Nicolas had married a woman from Spain Grandfathers — Juvenile fiction. I recommend this book to all Spanish learners who want to be entertained while improving their Spanish skills!

Gr This is a translation of Manolito Gafotas, a contemporary novel for children in Spain that has also inspired feature films and television shows. The story focuses on his everyday life with some of his favorite pals, such as “Big Ears” Lopez and his heartthrob, the “One-and-Only Susana,” among others. Summary “Nobody knows me as Manolito Garc ;a Moreno, not even Big Ears L gafoyas, and he’s my best friend; even though sometimes he can be a dog and a traitor and other times, a gacotas traitorhe’s still my best friend and he’s a whole lotta cool.


No current Talk conversations about this book. I’d give this to anyone who remembers being 10, who loves language, or who has a sense of humour.

Recently added by conexionesinconexasLulatecaJulianSantafersermarcarlos. Google Books — Loading Library Locations and Hours. To be sure, the protagonist is a wild, spunky, dramatic, comical sort of character sure to be popular with children, who will probably find him, in Manolito’s own inimitable words, a “whole lotta cool.

As he’d manoliyo, in the worldwide world, there’s nobody like him! School Library Journal Review Gr This is a translation englis Manolito Gafotas, a contemporary novel for children in Spain that has also inspired feature films and television shows.

Manolito Gafotas

I Agree This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and if not signed in for advertising. He is soooo sweet: Manolito Four-Eyes would be their son. Manolito is a grandiose character, and even reading his story in translation leaves me feeling gafitas I’ve been visiting his in his apartment in Madrid.

What a voice this character has! I have not laughed out loud so hard in ages. Manolito Gafotas, a boy living in a suburb of Madrid, has an energetic mother, an eccentric grandfather, good friends, a little brother he calls “Imbecile”, an overworked school psychologist and, above all, lots of things to tell about.


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The following items were successfully added. Amazon Kindle 0 editions. If you can get a few kids to appreciate the humor and fresh voice of Manolito, this could be quite popular, but it will take some booktalking.

References to this work on external resources. Not outstanding among his peers, just an ordinary little boy – who drives all the adults crazy! But he can’t help it – he doesn’t have to try. Elvira Lindo’s best-seller in Spain has been translated into various languages – finally English! Now available in American English, the book was first published in Spain in as part of a series about Manolito. You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.

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What a cute, funny, special and wonderful little book about a VERY funny little Spanish boy living in the outskirts of Madrid. Thank you for using the catalog. Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you’ll like this book.