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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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Cathy Cassidy

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Our Journal...

Tuesday 16th May

Some highlights from last month at the agency, hope you all enjoy! John Connolly and Lee Child No.1 Bestsellers We were incredibly proud to see two of our authors secure the highly-coveted No.1 spot and even more so ...

Tuesday 2nd May

For any writer, first time or otherwise, you are inevitably going to come up against some issues with your plot: Is there enough drama in the second half? How do I get from A to B in an exciting and <a...