The Runaway Robot

by Lester del Rey

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  • The robot named Rex had been bought as a companion for Paul when the
    Simpsons decided to pioneer on Ganymede, a moon of Jupiter...a rough, dangerous
    satellite where a small boy needed a strong, intelligent robot to protect him.
    By the time Paul is sixteen, they are inseparable. Robots, of course, have a
    personality leeway that gives each one a certain individuality within its
    pattered capacities — and Rex had a wonderful personality, with a logic
    quotient that allowed him to reason. But when the Simpson family is ordered back
    to Earth and Paul refuses to part with Rex, the robot plans to stow away on a
    spaceship to Earth — no easy feat, even for a robot with Rex's abilities.
    Thrilling chases in skimmers, through spaceports, and over the deserts of Mars
    are just the start of the problems for The Runaway Robot!
  • ISBN10 1479403563
  • ISBN13 9781479403561
  • Publish Date 3 March 2015 (first published September 1967)
  • Publish Status Active
  • Publish Country US
  • Imprint Wildside Press
  • Format Paperback
  • Pages 192
  • Language English