Name: Bobby Belden
Curly blonde hair and blue eyes
The adorable, but rambunctious youngest sibling of
Brian, Mart and Trixie is always six years old. It is mainly Trixie's job
to care for him and she is constantly run ragged trying to keep entertained and
out of trouble.
Trixie saves his life on a number of occasions, the
first being after a bite from a deadly copperhead. Bobby's curious nature
often gets himself into trouble and his desire to belong to a gang, like his
siblings, has him aiding and abetting gangs on two occasions. It is
usually Trixie that saves him from trouble with the help of the other
Bobby is hopeless at keeping "see-cruds" and the
Bob-Whites are forced to speak in code around him to keep him from spilling
their secrets. They all adore him, but often find him a nuisance when they
are trying to solve mysteries.
Bobby's best friend is his dog Reddy and they are
constant companions. He is also good friends with Di's brother's, Terry
and Larry who are the same age as him.
Bobby is the epitome of the adorable, but nuisance
younger brother who is often used to further the plot or cause conflict within