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.

Manolito Gafotas

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.

Manolito Four-Eyes

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.

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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.