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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One or more items could not be added because you are not logged in. Whether he’s fighting over the One-and-Only Susana; trying not to fight with Ozzy the Bully; telling his entire life story to the school psychologist; or discovering the true meaning of World Peace-ten-year-old Manolito is a real original.
Home Groups Talk Zeitgeist. Google Books — Loading Grandfathers — Juvenile fiction. But he can’t help it-he doesn’t have to try. What a cute, funny, special and wonderful little book about a VERY funny little Spanish boy living in the outskirts of Madrid.
His language is a little rougher, he’s more into “gross” and tv is a definite part of his life, gwfotas under the skin he’s another Nicolas. Manolito is definitely the heir of Goscinny’s Nicolas.
If Goscinny’s Nicolas had married a woman from Spain He has the same authentic voice as Nicolas, and almost the same naive indifference to the havoc he creates around him. Wikipedia in English None. Spain — Juvenile fiction.
Summary “Nobody knows me as Manolito Garc ;a Moreno, not even Big Ears L ;pez, and he’s my best friend; even though sometimes he can be a dog and a traitor and other times, a dog traitorhe’s still my best friend and he’s a whole lotta cool. No current Talk conversations about this book.
Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms. Manolito is a phenomenon in Spain or so they tell me and I can see why. In this episodic chapter book, year-old Manolito tells about his experiences at home, in school, and in his Madrid neighborhood.
What a voice this character has!
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CD Audiobook 0 editions. I enjoyed this book quite a bit – but it’s one that may or may not be a hit on the library shelves. Schools — Juvenile fiction. Project Gutenberg 0 editions. References to this work on external resources.
Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you’ll like this book. It’s nicely episodic, would work well read aloud, and has millions of fantastic bit to read for a quick book talk.
In Carabanchel – that’s the name of my neighborhood in Madrid, in case I haven’t told you-everyone knows me as Manolito Four-Eyes. All of the neighbors in the boy’s Madrid suburb know the year-old as Manolito Four-Eyes because he wears glasses with thick lenses.
Thank you for using the catalog. The following items were successfully added. I’d give this to anyone who remembers being 10, who loves ,anolito, or who has a sense of humour. And for the first time, this best-selling phenomenon from Spain is available in English. Manolito is a grandiose character, and even reading his story in translation leaves me feeling like I’ve been visiting his in his apartment in Madrid. 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 Manoito own inimitable words, a “whole lotta cool.