The Tyrant Who Became a Just Ruler

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The Tyrant King

Maude Barrows Dutton’s book The Tortoise and the Geese includes fables and folktales originally from India. In this folktale, an unkind leader decides to rule fairly. This short story is for grade 5 students. As you read, take notes on why the ruler changes his mind. This text can be found in the public domain.

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