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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.

Read our full submission guidelines

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

Kim Slater

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Our Journal...

Thursday 1st September

Hello! There s always a lot going on at the agency, with authors, rights, submissions etc. but we always want to keep you in the loop. The newsletter is, again, packed with news. August is usually a quiet month in publishing ...

Friday 29th July

Hello, This month has been a scorcher and we have got some hot new titles to while away the long summer afternoons. As well as exciting new titles and chart news, literary legend Martina Cole was at the Harrogate Festival...