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Norby: Robot For Hire (The Norby Chronicles #3-4)

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Three cheers for Norby!

Norby's the bravest, most outrageous, most lovable robot ever to save the day. Along with his ever-faithful human companion Jeff, and a mischievious All-Purpose-Pet named Oola, the three blast off for interstellar adventure.

First the trio search for a missing princess. But things get a little out of hand when, after they find the princess, she is acc
Paperback, 203 pages
Published February 1987 by Berkley Ace Books
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I picked up this 1985 book hoping I could recommend it to my nephew. It's written with an interest level for 12-year-old boys (as the main character is a young teen boy himself), but the reading level (and the small print in my paperback copy) made me think that not many modern 12-year-old boys would be interested. This book is actually the third and fourth story about the main character and his trusty robot Norby, so some of my initial difficulties picking up on the plot at the beginning could ...more
William Redd
I grew up reading the Norby comics that were published in Boy's Life Magazine, so I was fast to pick up a book that featured my favorite mixed-up robot. But for some reason, I never read the whole thing, so it's been sitting in my to-read pile for years, traveling from bookshelf to bookshelf, getting packed away with other unread books, just waiting for me to get back to it. Finally decided it was time.

The Norby series is definitely meant for a younger audience. The adventures follow young Jeff
Friends, I will not lie. I wrote fan fiction about the Norby books in the 2nd grade.
Feb 28, 2011 John marked it as abandoned
Grade NC. Short novel.
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Also known as: Janet Jeppson Asimov, Janet O. Jeppson, J. O. Jeppson
Janet Asimov, who originally wrote as J.O. Jeppson, is an accomplished novelist and short-story writer who sometimes worked in collaboration with her husband, the late Isaac Asimov. Among the Asimovs' joint ventures as writers is the series of juvenile novels involving an endearing robot, Norby, and his young owner, Jeff Wells.
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The Norby Chronicles (1 - 10 of 12 books)
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  • Norby's Other Secret (Norby, #2)
  • Norby and the Lost Princess (Norby, #3)
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The Norby Chronicles (Norby, #1-2) Norby, the Mixed-Up Robot (Norby, #1) Norby Through Time and Space (Norby, #5-6) Norby and the Invaders (Norby, #4) Norby and the Lost Princess (Norby, #3)

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