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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 the team 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...

Friday 10th November

Hi all! After a particularly busy couple of months we are very happy to bring you the Agency Newsletter for October! Frankfurt Book Fair has been the focus and we are happy to say that we had a very successful <a...

Wednesday 8th November

Thanks to Lee Child s incredible success in Scandinavia, he was invited to join Fredrik Skavlan and guests on Friday evening to talk jogging, fish and chips and fighting and how he came to write the phenomenal global...