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The Darley Anderson Children’s Book Agency Ltd. is home to bestselling and award-winning authors including Cathy Cassidy, A. M. Howell, Beth Reekles and Polly Ho-Yen.

The Agency specialises in nurturing and developing children’s authors at every step of their careers, from spotting new talent to guiding and supporting some of our brightest literary stars.

We’re looking for new talent!

Have you written the next children’s bestseller? We’re always looking for new authors to join our list and we welcome submissions. Please click here for 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

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Thursday 2nd February

My interests lie in rom-com, love stories, commercial historical fiction, book club, and in female-driven novels with a slightly darker edge. Across all of these I am always looking for a strong hook – a set-up that...

Wednesday 18th January

Roses are red, violets are blue, and boy oh boy, do we have the pitch event for you! Romance writers unite! This Valentine s Day we’ve got an event designed especially for you. We’re on the hunt for the next best...