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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Manolito’s sociologist mother has concerns about his behavior so he spends some time telling the school psychologist his life story. Manolito is a phenomenon in Spain or so they tell me and I can see why. Schools — Juvenile fiction.
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I have not laughed out loud so hard in ages. School Library Journal Review Gr This is a translation of Manolito Gafotas, a contemporary novel for children in Spain that has also inspired feature films and television shows.
What a cute, funny, engoish and wonderful little book about a VERY funny little Spanish boy living in the outskirts of Madrid. Project Gutenberg 0 editions.
His language is a little rougher, he’s more into “gross” and tv is a definite part of his life, but under the skin he’s another Nicolas. You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data. Elvira Lindo’s best-seller in Spain has been translated into various languages – finally English! Gr This is a translation of Manolito Gafotas, a contemporary novel for children in Spain that has also inspired feature films and television shows.
And for the first time, this best-selling phenomenon from Spain is available in English. Manolito is definitely the heir of Goscinny’s Nicolas.
In this episodic chapter book, year-old Manolito tells about his experiences at home, in school, and in his Madrid neighborhood. 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.
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. Booklist Review In this episodic chapter book, year-old Manolito tells about his experiences at home, in school, and in his Madrid neighborhood.
Not outstanding among his peers, just an ordinary little boy – who drives all the adults crazy! One or more items could not be added because you are not logged in. 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.
I’d give this to anyone who remembers being 10, who loves language, or who has a sense of humour.
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. Wikipedia in English None.
And for the first time, this best-selling phenomenon from Spain is available in English. For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
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. 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.
If Goscinny’s Nicolas had married a woman from Spain The story focuses on his everyday life with some of his gaafotas pals, such as “Big Ears” Lopez and his heartthrob, the “One-and-Only Susana,” among others. There was an error while adding the following items.
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Manolito Four-Eyes would be their son. Spain — Juvenile fiction.
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