|This article has multiple issues. Please help improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page.
Patricia "Patty" MacLachlan (born March 3, 1938) is an American children's writer, who is best known for the 1986 Newbery Medal-winning novel Sarah, Plain and Tall which was later adapted as a TV movie starring Glenn Close and Christopher Walken.
She is a board member of the National Children's Book and Literacy Alliance, a national not-for-profit that actively advocates for literacy, literature, and libraries.
- Sarah, Plain and Tall series, of Jacob Witting family
- Through Grandpa's Eyes (March 1980)
- Mama One, Mama Two (1982)
- Tomorrow's Wizard (1982)
- Cassie Binegar (October 1982)
- Seven Kisses in a Row (March 1983)
- Unclaimed Treasures (July 1987)
- Arthur, For the Very First Time (October 1987)
- The Facts and Fictions of Minna Pratt (July 1988)
- Journey (September 1991)
- Three Names (September 1991)
- Baby (October 1993)
- All the Places to Love (May 1994)
- What You Know First (September 1995)
- The Sick Day (April 2001)
- Edward's Eyes (August 2007)
- True Gift: A Christmas Story (October 2009)
- The Iridescence of Birds: A Book About Henri Matisse (October 2014)
- The Truth of Me (January 2015)