Elderberry Tales

The Emperor and the Peasant

May 4, 2020

Long, long, ago an Emperor grows up so spoiled that no one is willing to do anything that might upset him, or make him think he is wrong in any way. It takes an honest peasant to make him aware of how he is being deceived. 

Written by Anna von Rydingsvard
From the Wide Awake Third Reader, 1908. 
Available through Project Gutenberg