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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Described by his mother as born talking, Manolito brings his family and friends alive on the page through a chatty, first-person engpish 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.
And for the first time, this best-selling phenomenon from Spain is available in English. Mano,ito a gagotas, funny, special and wonderful little book about a VERY funny little Spanish boy living in the outskirts of Madrid.
And for the first time, mnolito best-selling phenomenon from Spain is available in English. Throughout the book, amusing drawings heighten the understated humor that brightens the story. 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.
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 gagotas of his favorite pals, such as “Big Ears” Lopez and his heartthrob, the “One-and-Only Susana,” among others.
Become a LibraryThing Author. Manolito Four-Eyes would be their son. Library Locations and Hours. Manolito is a phenomenon in Spain or so they tell me and I can see why. Whether he’s fighting over the One-and-Only Susana; trying not to fight with Englishh the Bully; telling his entire life story to the school psychologist; or discovering the true meaning of World Peace – year-old Manolito is a real original.
Elvira Lindo’s best-seller in Spain has been translated into various languages – finally English! There was an error while adding the following items. Project Gutenberg 0 editions.
JeanLittleLibrary Oct 30, Add to Your books. Google Books — Loading In this episodic chapter book, year-old Manolito tells about his experiences at home, in school, and in his Madrid neighborhood. The following items were successfully added. You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data. Amazon Kindle 0 editions. Family life — Spain — Juvenile fiction. Enflish Audiobook 0 editions. Make this your default list. All of the neighbors in the boy’s Madrid suburb know the year-old as Manolito Four-Eyes because he wears glasses engish thick lenses.
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 englush lotta cool.
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Booklist Review In this episodic chapter book, year-old Manolito tells about his experiences at home, in school, and in his Madrid neighborhood. He has the same authentic voice as Nicolas, and almost englksh same naive indifference to the havoc he creates around him.
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