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The Darley Anderson Children’s Book Agency Ltd. is home to bestselling authors including Cathy Cassidy, Helen Grant and John Connolly.

The Agency is famous for encouraging new writers and has an international reputation for talent spotting and doing great deals.

We welcome new submissions...

Please send a query letter, including a brief biography, a synopsis and the first three chapters with a SAE.

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Darley and the team are the best agents ever... and the cleverest, kindest and most caring too. They're fab!

Cathy Cassidy

As a Darley Anderson author, I rest assured that my writing is in the best possible hands

Kim Slater

Our Journal...

Wednesday 8th January

It’s the start of 2020, so to ring in the new decade we’re doing a Meet the Team series. The final years of the 2010s brought lots of changes to the Agency and a number of fresh faces have joined <a...

Thursday 14th November

Writing it’s a solitary business. It’s often difficult to stay connected with the wider industry and fellow writers when you’re cooped up with just your keyboard for company. But as author Mary Hargreaves...