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Based on the classic Aesop fable, this story has the following moral: There are many who pretend to despise and belittle that which is beyond their reach.
Approximate Publication Year
620 and 560 BCE
Geographical region for language spoken
Language Interpretation and Translation
Aesop and Perera, Manori, "Sinhala: හිවලුන් සහ මිදි [hivalun saha midi] The Fox and the Grapes" (620). IWU Global Storytelling Project. 14.
Link to Library of Congress, The Aesop for Children http://www.read.gov/aesop/005.html