|Born||September 24, 1927|
Seattle, Washington, U.S.
Laird Koenig (born September 24, 1927) is an American author. His best-known work is The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane, a novel published in 1974. The novel was adapted into a film of the same name starring Jodie Foster. He also wrote a play based on the novel.
- The Children are Watching (w. Peter L. Dixon) (Ballantine, 1970) (filmed as Attention, The Kids Are Watching, 1978)
- The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane (Coward-McCann & Geoghegan, Inc., 1974) (filmed 1976)
- Islands (Dell, 1980)
- The Neighbor (Avon, 1978) (filmed as Killing 'em Softly, 1982)
- The Disciple (Bantam, 1983)
- Rockabye (St. Martin's Press, 1981) (filmed 1986)
- The Sea Wife (Warner Books, 1986)
- Rising Sun (1986)
- Morning Sun : The Story of Madam Butterfly's Boy (Prospecta Press, 2012)
- The Dozens. Dramatist's Play Service, New York 1969
- The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane. Dramatist's Play Service, New York 1997, ISBN 0-8222-1571-3
- The Cat (w. William Redlin), 1966
- Flipper (TV series), episodes, 1966–1967
- The High Chaparral (TV series), episodes, 1970
- Red Sun [w. Dene Bart Petitclerc, William Roberts, Lawrence Roman], 1971
- The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane, 1976 (from own novel)
- Bloodline, 1979 (from Sidney Sheldon novel)
- Inchon (w. Robin Moore), 1981 (from story by Moore and Paul Savage)
- Rockabye, 1986 (from own novel)
- Stillwatch (w. David E. Peckinpah), 1987 (from Mary Higgins Clark novel)
- The Fulfilment of Mary Gray, 1989 (from LaVyrle Spencer novel)
- Tennessee Nights, 1989 (from Hans Werner Kettenbach novel)
- Lady Against the Odds [w. Bruce Murkoff], 1992 [from Rex Stout novel, The Hand in the Glove]
Awards and nominations
|5th Saturn Awards||Saturn Award for Best Writing||The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane||Nominated|||
|3rd Golden Raspberry Awards||Razzie Award for Worst Screenplay||Inchon||Won|||
- (Unknown) for "Intrigues" (French TV series), 1985 (probably The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane)
- Houston, Levin (February 16, 1974). "A story of an adjustment". Free-Lance Star. p. 12. Retrieved September 27, 2010.
- Jacobs, Christopher P. (January 18, 2017). "Overlooked Thriller Turns 40". High Plains Reader. Retrieved March 6, 2017.
- Wilson, John (2005). The Official Razzie Movie Guide. Warner Books. p. 344. ISBN 0-446-69334-0. OCLC 56033390.