8 episodes

Hello, explorers! Join us on the Story Submarine, a new podcast where children’s books are transformed into audio adventures. From the savannas of Africa to the coasts of Puerto Rico, experience an immersive auditory journey that the whole family can enjoy! Produced by The Drag, an audio production house based in the Moody College of Communication at the University of Texas at Austin.

Story Submarine The Drag

    • Kids & Family
    • 4.9 • 13 Ratings

Hello, explorers! Join us on the Story Submarine, a new podcast where children’s books are transformed into audio adventures. From the savannas of Africa to the coasts of Puerto Rico, experience an immersive auditory journey that the whole family can enjoy! Produced by The Drag, an audio production house based in the Moody College of Communication at the University of Texas at Austin.

    All Around Us by Xelena Gonzalez

    All Around Us by Xelena Gonzalez

    On this adventure, come with us and take a look around your neighborhood to see the circles that surround us! Written by Xelena González, illustrated by Adriana Garcia, and published by Cinco Puntos Press.

    Supplemental material, such as picture searches, can be found at thedragaudio.com. Sound effects for this episode can be found at Artlist.io.

    Show Notes:

    Sound effects for this episode can be found at Artlist.iO.

    Narrated by: Gwenny Govea, Christian McDonald

    Associate Producers: Brandon Chan, Miles Crenwelge, Alyssa Crosby, Gwenny Govea, Zoe Judilla, Drew Van Chau

    Studio sound engineer: Hannah Ortega

    Executive Producers: Katey Psencik Outka, Robert Quigley

    Technical Director: Christian McDonald

    Cover Art: Madi Thomason

    Social Media Director: Sabrina LeBoeuf

    • 6 min
    Los Aretes de Tata por Desirèe Calderón de Fawaz

    Los Aretes de Tata por Desirèe Calderón de Fawaz

    En este viaje, acompaña a Tata mientras ella le explica sobre los orígenes mágicos de sus aretes a su nieta Maya. Escrito e ilustrado por Desirèe Calderón de Fawaz y publicado por Amaranto Press. 

    Sound effects for this episode can be found at Artlist.iO, Zapsplat.com, and freesfx.co.uk/.

    Narrated by: Miles Crenwelge, Gwenny Govea, Zoe Judilla, Drew Van Chau

    Narrated by [Spanish]: Clarissa Rodríguez Abrego, Maya Fawaz, Eduardo Govea, y Sabrina LeBoeuf

    Associate Producers: Brandon Chan, Miles Crenwelge, Alyssa Crosby, Gwenny Govea, Zoe Judilla, Drew Van Chau

    Studio sound engineer: Alyssa Crosby

    Executive Producers: Katey Psencik Outka, Robert Quigley

    Technical Director: Christian McDonald

    Cover Art: Madi Thomason

    Social Media Director: Sabrina Lebouef

    • 13 min
    Tata's Earrings by Desirèe Calderón de Fawaz

    Tata's Earrings by Desirèe Calderón de Fawaz

    On this journey, follow Tata as she explains the magical origin of her earrings to her granddaughter, Maya. Written and illustrated by Desirèe Calderón de Fawaz and published by Amaranto Press. Supplemental material, such as coloring pages and word searches, can be found at thedragaudio.com. 

    Sound effects for this episode can be found at Artlist.iO, Zapsplat.com, and freesfx.co.uk/.

    Narrated by: Miles Crenwelge, Gwenny Govea, Zoe Judilla, Drew Van Chau

    Narrated by [Spanish]: Clarissa Rodríguez Abrego, Maya Fawaz, Eduardo Govea, y Sabrina LeBoeuf

    Associate Producers: Brandon Chan, Miles Crenwelge, Alyssa Crosby, Gwenny Govea, Zoe Judilla, Drew Van Chau

    Studio sound engineer: Alyssa Crosby

    Executive Producers: Katey Psencik Outka, Robert Quigley

    Technical Director: Christian McDonald

    Cover Art: Madi Thomason

    Social Media Director: Sabrina Lebouef

    • 12 min
    Cómo Doblar un Taco de Naibe Reynoso

    Cómo Doblar un Taco de Naibe Reynoso

    En este aventura, aprende el arte mágico de doblar un taco de magos, luchadores, e incluso un dinosaurio! Cualquier persona puede aprender a doblar y comer este delicioso plato. Escrito por Naibe Reynoso, ilustrado por Ana Varela, y publicado por Con Todo Press. Materiales suplementarios, como páginas para colorear y mas, estan puesto en thedragaudio.com.

    English narration: Zoe Judilla and Gwenny Govea
    Spanish narration: Sabrina LeBoeuf y Michelle Tamayo
    Associate Producers: Brandon Chan, Miles Crenwelge, Alyssa Crosby, Gwenny Govea, Zoe Judilla, Drew Van Chau
    Studio sound engineer: Miles Crenwelge
    Executive Producers: Katey Psencik Outka, Robert Quigley
    Technical Director: Christian McDonald
    Cover Art: Madi Thomason
    Social Media: Sabrina LeBoeuf, Jennifer Xia, Jackie Ibarra
    Supplemental Artwork: Gabi Wongso, Jennifer Xia

    • 7 min
    How to Fold a Taco by Naibe Reynoso

    How to Fold a Taco by Naibe Reynoso

    On this adventure, learn the magical art of folding a taco from magicians, wrestlers, and even a dinosaur! Anyone can learn how to fold and eat this yummy treat. Written by Naibe Reynoso, illustrated by Ana Varela, and published by Con Todo Press.

    Sound effects for this episode can be found at Zapsplat.com, Artlist.iO, freesound.com, and FreeSFX.co.uk.

    English narration: Zoe Judilla and Gwenny Govea
    Spanish narration: Sabrina LeBoeuf y Michelle Tamayo
    Associate Producers: Brandon Chan, Miles Crenwelge, Alyssa Crosby, Gwenny Govea, Zoe Judilla, Drew Van Chau
    Studio sound engineer: Miles Crenwelge
    Executive Producers: Katey Psencik Outka, Robert Quigley
    Technical Director: Christian McDonald
    Cover Art: Madi Thomason
    Social Media: Sabrina LeBoeuf, Jennifer Xia, Jackie Ibarra
    Supplemental Artwork: Gabi Wongso, Jennifer Xia

    • 7 min
    Dream Big by Kat Kronenberg

    Dream Big by Kat Kronenberg

    On this adventure, we will journey to the African savanna and meet moody Baboon as he uncovers the - SHHH - secret that helped his animal friends pursue their dreams. Written by Kat Kronenberg and illustrated by Stephanie Dehennin. Supplemental material, such as coloring pages and masks, can be found at thedragaudio.com. Sound effects for this episode can be found at Artlist.io, Zapsplat.com, freesfx.co.uk/, and Youtube audio library.

    Narrated by: Brandon Chan, Miles Crenwelge, Alyssa Crosby, Paul Iskra, Sabrina LeBoeuf

    Associate Producers: Brandon Chan, Miles Crenwelge, Alyssa Crosby, Paul Iskra, Sabrina LeBoeuf

    Studio sound engineer: Miles Crenwelge

    Executive Producer: Robert Quigley

    Technical Director: Christian McDonald

    Cover Art: Madi Thomason

    Social Media Team: Diana Al-Khadar, Dede Al Marooq, Nicole Barefoot, Sandy Garcia-Torres, Jesse Jun, Molly Schrader, Nuzha Zuberi

    • 14 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

Naibe ,

GREAT JOB on “How to Fold a Taco”

Both the English and Spanish production of How to Fold a Taco was whimsical, fun, magical and so much more. Thanks for bringing the book to life and expanding the creative possibilities for the book ! GREAT JOB!

Catch-M ,

Dream Big by Kat Kronenberg

What an incredible job you guys did! My gandbabies loved the sound effects and the visual cues that allowed them to imagine being in the savanna with these amazing African animals.

Rzq55 ,

The chime in my life loved this

My 6 year old niece has already made me play it five times in 3 hours.

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