Andrew Lang (31 March 1844 – 20 July 1912) was a Scots poet, novelist,literary critic, and contributor to the field of anthropology. Andrew was born in Selkirk. The writer's family was big, he was eldest of eight children. Andrew's mother named Jane Plenderleath Sellar, who was the daughter of Patrick Sellar, factor to the first duke of Sutherland and lawyer. Andrew Lang married Leonora Blanche Alleyne, youngest daughter of C. T. Alleyne of Clifton and Barbados on 17 April 1875 . His wife helped him with Lang's Color/Rainbow Fairy Books as an author, collaborator, or translator. "The Heart of Monkey" is a fiction cautionary tale about promises, included in "The Lilac Fairy Book", created by Andrew Lang. Once shark and monkey are came friends. What are the common interests of these animals? How was this strange alliance made? How did this story end? Read and enjoy!