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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

Our Journal...

Friday 24th June

What is your role at the Agency? Literary Agent and Proprietor. How did you get into publishing? I had a degree in Theology because I had intended to become an ordained Church of England Clergyman like my Father, Grandfather...

Thursday 23rd June

What is your role at the agency? I’m a Junior Agent at the Children’s Book and Illustration Agencies, and I also assist Clare Wallace. How did you get into publishing? My journey to Publishing was (luckily!) fairly...