Sanjaya loves to play with his family. He loves to explore and find secrets. And he especially loves to make new friends. Some of his friends aren't even human!
These simple, lighthearted, and whimsical stories about the people and animals in a small village require little to no cultural context and are appropriate for all ages.
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saṃjayo na sukhī
Sanjaya is not happy. What does Sanjaya want? What does he want to see?9
hariṇī śukaṃ paśyati
Harini is looking for her parrot friend. Where has he gone? What does he want?11
Nalini wants to sleep. But her baby Padma has other plans. Can Nalini find a way to get some sleep?13
Rahula is a scared little boy. But what is Rahula afraid of? Will Rahula conquer his fear?17
saṃjayaḥ krīḍitum icchati
Sanjaya just wants to play with someone. But his mother's tired, his sister's not interested, and his friend Rahula is busy. Will Sanjaya find someone to play with?18
saṃjayo vānaraṃ paśyati
Sanjaya wants to find a monkey to play with. But nobody knows where to find one. And if Sanjaya does find a monkey … what will the monkey want to do?25
Harini's mother Shanta has a beautiful ring. But little by little, it causes all kinds of trouble for Shanta's friends and family.34