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

Cathy Cassidy

A warm, bright, friendly team who really champion my books. I know I'm in good hands!

Beth Reekles

Our Journal...

Friday 26th June

Submissions: FAQs We had a fantastic response to our last submissions post outlining what we look for in a covering letter. If you haven t had a chance to read it yet then go check it out. Now that you have the basis for a...

Thursday 18th June

Another month, another Darley Anderson Author’s Book Club Pick! For June s book pick, we ve asked the wonderful Phaedra Patrick to give us all a dose of much-needed reading inspiration. Phaedra s signature charm and...