Facebook
Skip to main content
PBS logo
 
 
Want fewer ads?

Search - List of Books by Elvira Lindo

Elvira Lindo (born 23 January 1962 in Cádiz, Spain) is a Spanish journalist and writer.

At the age of 12 Lindo moved to Madrid, where she studied journalism. She did not get her degree, as she began to work in television and radio as a speaker, actress and scriptwriter. Her first novel was based on one of her fictional radio characters, the madrileño boy Manolito Gafotas, who has become a classic of Spanish children's literature. Manolito is the son of a trucker and lives a humble life in the working-class quarter of Carabanchel. The character was the protagonist of several first-person novels written with a solid style that includes humour, irony and sharp social criticism.

Lindo has also written adult novels and plays; she is the screenwriter of the film La primera noche de mi vida, and collaborated with director Miguel Albadalejo on the screenplays for Manolito Gafotas and Ataque verbal. She also adapted the screenplay Plenilunio from the novel by her husband, Antonio Muñoz Molina.

Ever since her husband Muñoz Molina was appointed director of the Instituto Cervantes of New York, Lindo has lived in New York City. She often writes for the Spanish-language newspaper El País, contributing editorials, and writes freelance work for other magazines and newspapers.

In 1998 Lindo was awarded the Premio Nacional de Literatura Infantil y Juvenil (National Award for Children's and Youth Literature) for her book Los trapos sucios de Manolito Gafotas, and she received the Biblioteca Breve (Tiny Library) Award for her adult novel Una palabra tuya. Her next book, Lo que me queda por vivir will be released on September 3rd 2010.
This author page uses material from the Wikipedia article "Elvira Lindo", which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0
Total Books: 59
Amigos del alma /Bosom Buddies
2016 - Amigos Del Alma /bosom Buddies [Serie Morada - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9786070123467
ISBN-10: 6070123468
Genre: Children's Books
  ?

Amigos del alma
2016 - Amigos Del Alma [Serie Morada - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9786070133428
ISBN-10: 6070133420
Genre: Children's Books
  ?

Manolito Four-Eyes The 2nd Volume of the Great Encyclopedia of My Life
Mejor Manolo
2012 - Mejor Manolo (Other)
ISBN-13: 9788432214561
ISBN-10: 8432214566
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  ?

Lo que me queda por vivir / What is Left to Live
2010 - Lo Que Me Queda Por VIvir / What Is Left to Live [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788432212949
ISBN-10: 8432212946
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  ?

El otro barrio / The Other Neighborhood
2010 - El Otro Barrio / the Other Neighborhood [Spanish Edition - Narrativa Punto de Lectura] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788466319218
ISBN-10: 8466319212
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  ?

Una palabra tuya
2009 - Una Palabra Tuya [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780061756566
ISBN-10: 0061756563
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  ?

The Fourth Page
2009 - The Fourth Page (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788461314171
ISBN-10: 8461314174
Genre: Arts & Photography
  ?

Manolito Gafotas
2008 - Manolito Gafotas [Spanish Edition] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9788420474021
ISBN-10: 8420474029
  ?

Olivia y la carta a los reyes magos/ Olivia and the Letter to the Three Kings
2008 - Olivia Y La Carta a Los Reyes Magos/ Olivia and the Letter to the Three Kings [Cuentos De Ahora/ Nowadays Stories - Spanish Edition] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9788434851603
ISBN-10: 8434851601
Genre: Children's Books
  ?

Olivia no quiere ir al colegio/ Olivia Doesn't Want to Go to School
2007 - Olivia No Quiere Ir Al Colegio/ Olivia Doesn't Want to Go to School [Cuentos De Ahora / Nowadays Stories - Spanish Edition] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9788434856523
ISBN-10: 8434856522
Genre: Children's Books
  ?

Olivia y el fantasma / Olivia and the Ghost
2007 - Olivia Y El Fantasma / Olivia and the Ghost [Cuentos De Ahora / Nowadays Stories - Spanish Edition] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9788434852877
ISBN-10: 843485287X
Genre: Children's Books
  ?

Una Palabra Tuya/ Your Word
2006 - Una Palabra Tuya/ Your Word [Novela Booket Numbered] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788432217401
ISBN-10: 8432217409
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  ?

Algo mas inesperado que la muerte
2006 - Algo Mas Inesperado Que La Muerte [Something More Unexpected Than Death - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788466318662
ISBN-10: 8466318666
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  ?

Olivia no quiere banarse/ Olivia Doesn't Want to Take a Bath
2006 - Olivia No Quiere Banarse/ Olivia Doesn't Want to Take a Bath [Cuentos De Ahora/ Today's Stories - Spanish Edition] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9788434856530
ISBN-10: 8434856530
Genre: Children's Books
  ?

Olivia tiene cosas que hacer / Olivia Has Things to Do
2006 - Olivia Tiene Cosas Que Hacer / Olivia Has Things to Do [Cuentos De Ahora / Nowadays Stories - Spanish Edition] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9788434852891
ISBN-10: 8434852896
Genre: Children's Books
  ?

El Principe Encantado / The Enchanted Prince
2005 - El Principe Encantado / the Enchanted Prince [Mini Letras / Mini Writings] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788496304864
ISBN-10: 8496304868
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Literature & Fiction, Nonfiction
  ?

Amigos Del Alma/forever Friends
2003 - Amigos Del Alma/forever Friends [Derechos Del Nino] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788420458335
ISBN-10: 8420458333
Genre: Children's Books
  ?

Los Trapos Sucios De Manolito Gafotas
2002 - Los Trapos Sucios De Manolito Gafotas (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788420448787
ISBN-10: 8420448788
  ?

Le Bta et moi
2002 - Le Bta Et Moi (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782070547449
ISBN-10: 2070547442
  ?

Olivia No Sabe Perder/ Olivia Doesn't Know How to Lose
2001 - Olivia No Sabe Perder/ Olivia Doesn't Know How to Lose [Cuentos De Ahora - Spanish Edition] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9788434852884
ISBN-10: 8434852888
Genre: Children's Books
  ?

2000 - Amigos Del Alma - Derecho a Crecer Al Amparo [Coleccion Derechos Del Nino - Spanish Edition] (Hardcover)
1999 - Manolito Gafotas En La Radio [Spanish Edition] (Audio Cassette)
1996 - Como Molo [Spanish Edition] (Hardcover)
Tinto De Verano [Spanish Edition] (Hardcover)
Otro Verano Contigo [Spanish Edition] (Hardcover)
Pobre Manolito [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
Manolito Garfotas [Alfaguara Audio - Spanish Edition] (Audio Cassette)
La Ley De La Selva [Biblioteca Antonio Machado de teatro - Spanish Edition] (Other)
Want fewer ads?