Elephants sometimes walk through the streets of Indian villages, but they are an uncommon sight. Elephants are trained to be part of festival processions as they have been for centuries. In this story, Ravi and Vikram want to take a photo of the elephant, but their camera is nowhere to be found.
The three friends Jack, Zak, and Matthew like to pretend they are sending out a magic arrow when they launch their toy rocket. While Jack and Matthew are excited about playing the roles of Arjuna and Karna, Zak thinks only about Matthew’s rocket and how he would like one for himself.
Raju is too poor to bring anything to the school festival. He’s relieved when Deena Bandhu gives him a pot of yoghurt to bring, but there is hardly enough for one person and many people will be coming! This traditional tale expands on the first mantra on the Iso Upanisad of the Vedas.
This is a collection of short stories and poems. Some are based on traditional tales, such as the stories of the yogi who could walk on water and the four blessings. In these “little and quick” tales we learn about values and spiritual truth.