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Mallory Pike

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Information
Full name

Mallory Pike

Joined

#14, Hello, Mallory (in the original books)
#5, Dawn and the Impossible Three (in the graphic novels)

Left

#126, The All-New Mallory Pike

Biographical
Nickname

Mal

Born

May 2

Hometown

Stoneybrook, CT

Age

10 - 11

Family

John Pike (father)
Dee Pike (mother)
Adam Pike (brother)
Byron Pike (brother)
Jordan Pike (brother)
Vanessa Pike (sister)
Nicky Pike (brother)
Margo Pike (sister)
Claire Pike (sister)

Romances

Ben Hobart
Toby

School

Riverbend Hall Boarding School
Stoneybrook Middle School

Grade

6th

Miscellaneous
First Appearance

#4 Mary Anne Saves the Day

Final Appearance

#126, The All-New Mallory Pike

Portrayed by

Meghan Andrews (TV)
Stacy Linn Ramsower (Film)
Vivian Watson (Web series)

Mallory "Mal" Pike is a Junior Officer in The Baby-Sitters Club along with Jessi Ramsey. She makes her first appearance in Mary Anne Saves the Day and first appearance as a sitter in Hello, Mallory. She makes her last appearance in the main series in The All-New Mallory Pike. She appears briefly in the Baby-sitters Club: Friends Forever series and cameos in Graduation Day.

Personal Info

General

  • Her birthday is May 2
  • She lives at 134 Slate Street
  • Mallory narrates books: #14, #21, #39, #47, #54, #59, #69, #80, #92, M#3

Physical Description

She is five feet, one inch tall. Like Nicky and Vanessa, she wears glasses all the time. Like all the other Pikes she has reddish-brown hair and blue eyes. Mallory is the only one in her family with curly hair. She has freckles across her nose which she hates and gets from her grandfather. She wants contacts but not allowed to get contacts until she is fifteen. She has to wear braces for two years. Both of her ears are pierced. After her time at Riverbend Hall Boarding School, Stacey notes that she stands up straighter and more confident now.

Clothing style: Her parents say she's not old enough for miniskirts and glittery sweatshirts. Mallory looks good in autumn colors such as orange-red and gold. She has a girl that says I'd rather be writing my novel.

Personality Traits

Mallory is described as level-headed and practical. She can be klutzy and uncoordinated. She keeps a journal. She mopes well, she'll go to a fat sycamore tree on the playground to do so. She wants to be an authors and illustrator of children's books. Mallory thinks she is older than she is. They annoy her, and she gets mad. She once gave Byron the bizzer sign in Dawn and the Impossible Three.

Journal

Her journal is a plain old composition book with a mottled black and white cover. She doesn't write every day, just whenever she feels like it. Only writes when she feels an urgency which is often. She likes to write when good things happen. She hides it underneath her mattress.

Childhood Experiences

Mallory gets straight A's for the first time in fourth grade. She had a crush on her fourth-grade teacher, Mr. Barnes.

Biography

Mallory took horseback riding lessons in Book #54 Mallory and the Dream Horse, and while she was excited at first, they didn't exactly turn out the way she thought they would.

She starts the Pike Club meetings with siblings to talk about ways to save money while their dad was not working in Poor Mallory!. She sometimes walks her siblings to school. She's the last one home from school. She's always being asked to babysit siblings and has little privacy.

Mal is writing a story about Victoria called "The Real Princess" in Mary Anne and the Playground Fight.

In Stacey's Problem, she is home for the summer from Riverbend Hall Boarding School. There was a small welcome home party for her. Everyone has troubling adjusting to her being home and so does she. Everything is mostly worked out in the end.

Room

When Mallory leaves for boarding school in The All-New Mallory Pike, she now rooms with Vanessa, Mallory, and Claire. She used to share a room with just Vanessa. Mallory has a navy blue bedspread and a trunk at the end of her bed.

Likes

  • Read
  • Write
  • Draw
  • Kids
  • Writing in the club notebook
  • Horses
  • Ear piercing boutique is her favorite shop in Washington Mall
  • Attics
  • Archery
  • Finding new words to use
  • Poems
    • Wynken, Blyken, and Nod
    • The Owl and the Pussycat
    • Jabberwocky
  • Writers
    • Barbara Morgenroth
    • Marguerite Henry
    • Lynn Hall
  • Books
    • A Morgan for Melinda
    • Green Knowe
    • Tom's Midnight Garden
  • From the Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

Dislikes

  • Wearing glasses
  • Gym class
  • Nose
  • Nan White
  • Janet O'Neal
  • Rachel
  • When a good book ends

Jobs

She is hired as Henrietta Hayes's assistant for three weeks in Mallory Pike, No. 1 Fan.

Medical

She gets chicken pox for the second time in Dawn's Wicked Stepsister. She sprains her ankle in Jessi's Gold Medal. She's prone to mosquito bites. In Get Well Soon, Mallory she comes down with mono.

Baby-sitting and Club Experiences

Mallory has lots of baby-sitting experience, since she comes from a big family and has to help out. Things are wild and crazy in the Pike household. Naturally, she is used to lots of noise and isn't surprised at some of the craziest kid behavior as she has experienced it all herself, right in her own house. She knows a lot of silly songs that she heard from her brothers and sisters.

School-Related Experiences

Classes/Attendance

Her homeroom desk has a big EL carved in upper comer and heart carved in lower corner. Jessi was a new student in Mal's sixth grade homeroom. Her teacher is Mrs. Frederickson. Mal has gym third period on Mondays and Wednesday. She has math fourth period and lunch fifth period. French sixth period and study hall seventh period.

Science and math are are two hardest subjects. Her math teacher is Mr. Zizmore. She is asked to join a creative writing class that meets Tuesdays and Fridays. She loves English class; Mr. Williams is her English teacher.

Extracurricular Activities

She wins the race for secretary of the sixth grade. She makes the archery team, most members of which are from seventh and eighth grade. She is an apprentice costume designer for Peter Pan in Starring the Baby-sitters Club!.

Awards/Demerits

She wins Young Author's Day contest for best overall fiction in the sixth grade. Her first detention happened when she refuses to play volleyball in gym class.

Getting to School

She and Stacey McGill use a code on school mornings to decide if they'll walk together. A white towel on the patio means she can walk with Stacey, Dawn, and Mary Anne to school. A red towel means she has to walk her siblings to school.

Grades

Mallory has never failed a subject in school. Gym has never been her strong point. She once copied off Jessi's paper during a test in The Baby-Sitters Club Chain Letter.

Lunch

Mal and Jessi eat a different lunch then the BSC. Mal and her siblings buy lunch every day or make their own.

Riverbend Hall Boarding School

Mallory started to have problems in school when she tries teaching in Kristy in Charge. While trying to teach an eighth grade class and earned the nickname Spaz Girl. Then she started to get bullied by classmates. She started to consider going to boarding school in Stacey McGill... Matchmaker?.

She visited the school in Mary Anne in the Middle and applied on a writing scholarship .

Mal finally moved away in The All-New Mallory Pike. It's mentioned in Stacey's Problem that school was going great for her and she was president of the computer club.

Social Activities

Dances

She dances at the Leicester Lodge Dance with Justin Price in Baby-sitters' Winter Vacation. It was her first dance with a boy. She went to the Mischief Night Masquerade by herself.

Mallory and Ben Hobart go to several dances including: Halloween Hop, Winter Wonderland Dance, Valentine Dance and the Spring Dance.

Friends

Mallory's best friend is Jessi Ramsey, whom she first met in Book #14 Hello, Mallory, which was, in fact, Mallory's first book narration. Mallory and Jessi have many common interests: they both love reading, horses, horse books, and writing. Plus, they both have siblings and are the oldest in their families. They both want more freedom and feel their parents treat them like babies. They have homeroom, English, science, and lunch together. They always recommend books to each other.

She is also friends with the members of the Baby-Sitter's Club:

Boys/Boyfriends

She had a crush on Ben Hobart, who moved to Stoneybrook from Australia. She studies with him and Ben asked her to a movie in Kristy and the Secret of Susan. He things she's a terrific girl. Mallory and Ben never kissed.

Mallory briefly had a crush on Toby in Sea City, Here We Come!.

In the Claudia and the Friendship Feud she develops a crush on a boy at a writing workship with the nearby boys school to Riverbend Hall Boarding School. She visits for Thanksgiving in the same book.

Trivia

  • She talks in her sleep.
  • If she could be an animal she would be a horse.
  • She once joined a six week writing program at the Stoneybrook Public Library

In the graphic novels

Graphic Novel Mallory

Mallory in the graphic novels.

Mallory appears in Mary Anne Saves The Day, Claudia And Mean JanineDawn and the Impossible Three, and Kristy's Big Day. In the graphic novels, her glasses are bigger and her hair is brighter than in the original series. Also, she joins in the graphic novel Dawn and the Impossible Three, although in the original series, she joins The Baby-Sitters Club in Book #14 Hello, Mallory.

Media Portrayals

TV Series (1990)

She is portrayed by actress Meghan Andrews.

Movie

She is played by actress Stacy Linn Ramsower.

The Baby-Sitters Club (web series)

In the Netflix show she is played by Vivian Watson. Her character is first introduced in Boy Crazy Stacey (Web Series Episode), rather than in The Truth About Stacey, where she was introduced in the book series. She doesn't wear glasses or have braces. She is also already friends with Jessi before the events of Hello, Camp Moosehead! Part 1 (Web Series Episode).

Gallery

Interior Illustrations

Book Covers

Other Images

Netflix Show

BSC Members

Kristy Thomas - President · Claudia Kishi - Vice President · Mary Anne Spier - Secretary · Stacey McGill - Treasurer
Dawn Schafer - Alt. Officer · Abby Stevenson - Alt. Officer · Mallory Pike - Junior Officer · Jessi Ramsey - Junior Officer
Logan Bruno - Associate Member · Shannon Kilbourne - Associate Member


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