Jeff Wells, a Space Academy student, and Norby, a second-hand teaching robot with unusual abilities, find themselves involved in the sinister plans of Ing the Ingrate, who intends to take over the universe.
Janet Asimov (maiden name Janet Opal Jeppson, born 1926) is an American science fiction author, psychiatrist, and a psychoanalyst.
Janet Asimov started writing children's science fiction under the name J. O. Jeppson in the 1970s. She was married to Isaac Asimov from 1973 until his death in 1992, and they collaborated on a number of science fiction books aimed at young readers, including the Norby series.
Janet Asimov. Wikipedia.