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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 his Angels 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

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Our Journal...

Friday 11th November

Hello! Another month has whizzed by and another newsletter is filled up. We had so much news this month that I couldn t put everything in it. Seriously. The Frankfurt Book Fair was a brilliant success and Mary and Emma, from ...

Thursday 6th October

Hello! Here is the roundup from the last month at the agency which is slightly later than usual, apologies. This is because it s Frankfurt season! And there is lots of exciting work to be done in preparation for the...