Brenda Scott Royce
Author, Monkey Love and Monkey Star
Brenda Scott Royce’s books, like her life, mix monkeys and mayhem. Her
novels Monkey Love (2006) and Monkey Star (2007) chronicle the misadventures of Holly Heckerling, a stand-up comedienne who befriends a monkey while juggling career and romantic entanglements. A former book editor and chimpanzee caregiver, Brenda is currently director of publications for the Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association and editor of the Zoo's award-winning magazine, Zoo View. She is a writer on the BBC kids television series, Chuggington. Visit her website.