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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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Our Journal...

Friday 19th March

Want to write a picture book, but don t know where to start? As any experienced writer knows, 500 words can be just as difficult to write as 50,000. How do you build a story? How do you create a character? How do you create...

Monday 15th March

As any author will tell you, finding the right agent for their work can be a long and arduous a process. After the months or years spent writing their novel and honing their craft, securing an agent is a huge milestone in...