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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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Thursday 17th May

Writing with a voice that feels authentic and distinctive is one is one of the key elements of a great book. It s something that all writers strive to hone and need to nail in order to hook the reader. It s <a...

Thursday 19th April

Imran Mahmood s debut You Don t Know Me was met with critical acclaim on its hardback publication last year. The genre-bending crime novel (Ruth Ware) has since been chosen for the BBC Radio 2 Book Club, was named...