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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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In Carabanchel enblish that’s the name of my neighborhood in Madrid, in case I haven’t told you-everyone knows me as Manolito Four-Eyes. But he can’t help it – he doesn’t have to try.

Whether ehglish 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 – year-old Manolito is a real original.

As he’d say, in the worldwide world, there’s nobody like him!

Manolito Gafotas

And for the first time, this best-selling phenomenon from Spain is available in English. In this episodic chapter book, year-old Manolito tells about his experiences at home, in school, and in his Madrid neighborhood.

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Described by his mother as born talking, Manolito brings his family and friends alive engoish the page englisy 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.

Throughout the book, amusing drawings heighten the englixh humor that brightens the story. Now available in American English, the book was first published in Spain in as part of a series about Manolito. Gr This is a translation of Manolito Gafotas, a contemporary novel for children in Spain that tafotas also inspired feature films and television shows. 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.

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. Manolito’s sociologist mother has concerns about his behavior so he spends some time telling the school psychologist his life story.

To be sure, the protagonist is a wild, spunky, dramatic, comical sort manolitk character sure to be popular with children, who will probably find him, in Manolito’s own inimitable words, a “whole lotta cool.

Thank you for using the catalog. Recounts the exploits of the irrepressible Manolito as he navigates the world of his small Madrid neighborhood, along with his grandpa, his little brother, and his school friends. Family life — Spain — Juvenile fiction.

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Editions of Manolito Gafotas by Elvira Lindo

Grandfathers — Juvenile fiction. Schools — Juvenile fiction. 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 enylish dog and a traitor and other times, a dog traitorhe’s still my best friend and he’s a whole lotta cool.

Booklist Review In this episodic chapter book, year-old Manolito tells about his experiences at home, in school, and in his Madrid neighborhood.

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.

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