Escape into Stories

Fiction Podcasts

The Unexplainable Disappearance of Mars Patel is an award-winning scripted podcast performed by middle grade kids. It is a fun, high-quality, serial mystery that can be described as Goonies meets Spy Kids meets Stranger Things .

https://www.marspatel.com/

The Hollow is a modern take on the timeless story of Ichabod Crane and the Headless Horseman. When three 6th graders at Sleepy Hollow Middle School stumble upon a real-life ghost story, they find themselves on the trail of the Headless Horseman himself. Is he truly a terrifying ghoul, or has he been misunderstood for all these years?

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-hollow/id1528168044

Tune in for laughs, burps, and the occasional unicorn as four voice actors create new characters for every episode of this comedy-improvisation show.

https://podcasts.apple.com/cd/podcast/dont-break-the-rules/id1536628319

Expand your horizons with this collection of classic short stories and tales. These fast-paced stories each have a unique flavor and provide a window to a time when writers knew how to tell great, descriptive stories.

https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/jon-hagadorn/1001-classic-short-stories-and-tales

Eleven-year-old Holiday is pulled from the icy waters of Alaska with no memory of who she is or where she came from. Are her mom and dad really who they say they are? And when she begins to develop incredible abilities, she’ll soon discover she’s not alone in the world.

https://app.kidslisten.org/pod/Six-Minutes

Two young princes seek to save their kingdoms and in the process face villany, dragons, romance, and a magical forest full of danger. A fairy tale for our times, this audio drama is a great introduction to the world of fiction podcasts.

https://gimletmedia.com/shows/the-two-princes/episodes


Eleanor Amplified is an adventure series....our hero, the world-famous radio reporter Eleanor Amplified, foils devious plots and outwits crafty villains, all in pursuit of the big story…

https://whyy.org/programs/eleanor-amplified/

Flyest Fables brings you anthology style and critically acclaimed hope-punk fables for the 21st century. This original fable centers on a magical book that takes its readers to a world where they find the strength to overcome any obstacle.

https://flyestfables.libsyn.com/


What if a tiny dragon lived in my closet? What if there were a never-ending bowl of ice cream? What if cats ruled the world? Pirates, fairies, wizards, and robots band together with an endless cast of characters.

https://link.chtbl.com/whatifworld


The stories range from retellings of fairy tales like Snow White to classic stories like Peter Rabbit and even completely original works. The perfect podcast for stirring imagination.

http://storiespodcast.com/all-stories/

Grimm, Grimmer, Grimmest is a wildly enchanting fairy tale podcast made in partnership with Adam Gidwitz, bestselling author of A Tale Dark and Grimm. Each episode features a classic fairy tale, bringing to life a world full of curious creatures and mischievous foes.

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/grimm-grimmer-grimmest/id1436651521


On each episode, we capture the magic that sparks when kids and best-selling authors meet up in person to collaborate and grow original stories inspired by children's story seeds! Listeners get to sit in on their brainstorming conversation, then follow the author as they chronicle their creative and writing process. Each episode ends with a story time read aloud by the author!

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-story-seeds-podcast/id1499565720

Ok, this one is weird! Each episode of Welcome to Night Vale appears as a series of regular reports from a local community news broadcast. Sounds fairly benign, right? But there are some major clues that things are not exactly what you’d call “normal” in the town of Night Vale. Aliens, the attention given to helicopter paint and a floating cat is only the beginning…

http://www.welcometonightvale.com/

A reimagined, epic audio adventure based on the classic novel “Treasure Island,” by Robert Louis Stevenson.

https://gzmshows.com/shows/listing/treasure-island-2020/



Welcome to The Weirdness… Middle-schoolers Arlo and Sierra host a podcast dedicated to exploring unexplained phenomena like the Loch Ness Monster, the yeti and the chupacabra. But they’ve never actually witnessed any of it—until they track down an unusual caller...

https://gzmshows.com/shows/listing/the-weirdness/


From the mind of R.L. Stine, the creator of Goosebumps, comes a new series that will give you chills, make you laugh, and entertain like only R.L. Stine can. Join Ivy, the club president, as she takes listeners into the strange, the bizarre, and the frightening world of R.L. Stine. R.L. Stine's Story Club - let the thrills and chills begin!

https://www.listennotes.com/podcasts/rl-stines-story-club-gokidgo-WsYM3Vewcuy/

Unspookable is a family friendly look at the histories and mysteries behind your favorite scary stories, myths and urban legends. Each week host Elise Parisian discusses such topics as Bloody Mary, Charlie Charlie, and Ouija Boards to find the stories behind the scares.

https://www.listennotes.com/podcasts/unspookable-soundsington-media-EzsLDStvlnW/

Of Fae & Fiends is a Faerie Tale with teeth - a place where monsters sometimes eat children, but the courageous can fight back. This lavishly produced modern faerie tale features 30+ actors, cinematic sound design, and an original orchestral score. For families and kids at heart.

https://www.listennotes.com/podcasts/of-fae-and-fiends-fred-greenhalgh--UHq5dMbKc9/

Commemorating the 200th anniversary of Washington Irving’s “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow,” The Hollow is a modern take on the timeless story of Ichabod Crane and the Headless Horseman. When three 6th graders at Sleepy Hollow Middle School stumble upon a real-life ghost story, they find themselves on the trail of the Headless Horseman himself. Is he truly a terrifying ghoul, or has he been misunderstood for all these years?

https://www.listennotes.com/podcasts/the-hollow-gen-z-media-ml1nyIqGcWz/

In the quiet Australian country town of Mackaroy, something really strange is happening. The School's principal has disappeared, the whole town's internet keeps crashing every night, and people are being watched. Someone, or something, is keeping tabs on everyone who lives there, and best friends Tang and Mitch are on the case.

The 14-year-olds have an online show investigating conspiracies, but what they don't realise is that someone really doesn't want them to find out the truth. This will be their toughest investigation yet, and they'll soon learn that what's at stake is much more than uploading their next show. Join them over eight episodes as they try to uncover the secret of what's really going on in Mackaroy.

https://www.listennotes.com/podcasts/mackaroy-uncovered-abc-radio-o_lGKpDiN-V/