Flamingnet Student Book Reviewer TKono
"Manolito Four-Eyes: The 2nd Volume of the Great
Encyclopedia of My Life" by Elvira Lindo is a facetious
children's book. The setting is in Spain, and the main
character Manolito is a normal kid. The book tells many
random anecdotes of his life. From chopping off his baby
brother's hair to becoming the treasurer of a gang to
his neighbor's dog follow him to school, everything that
happens to Manolito is comically unfortunate.
from Spanish, this book shines some light on Spanish
culture. The illustrations provided in the book are
humorous yet to-the-point with respect to the plot. The
grammar is basic, so young readers will not get lost.
Manolito hangs around with troublemakers, there are some
mentionings of smoking, shoplifting, and such. The book
does not promote them, but they are portrayed in a manner
There are some mentionings of smoking,
shoplifting, and such.
State and Country: Staten Island, NY USA