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The Unexplainable Disappearance of Mars Patel

Gen-Z Media | Wondery

The Unexplainable Disappearance of Mars Patel is a high-quality serial mystery story for middle graders, performed by actual kids. Think Goonies, meets Spy Kids, meets Stranger Things for 8-12 year-olds. Listen along as eleven-year-old Mars Patel and his pals JP, Toothpick, and Caddie set out on a audacious adventure in search of two missing friends. The mysterious tech billionaire Oliver Pruitt might have a thing-or-two to say about their quest, because as he likes to say, To the stars! In fact, that’s just where they might be headed...

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Our Editor's Take

Gen-Z Media and Wondery present this award-winning science-fiction podcast. Actor Jaiya Chetram brings the 11-year-old Mars Patel to life in the hit series. Listeners will be on the edge of their seats as they get immersed in an audio adventure like no other. Both young listeners and grown-ups love The Unexplainable Disappearance of Mars Patel. All seasons are available to listen to now on Amazon Music. It's the perfect listen for road trips, bedtime stories, and keeping the whole family entertained.

The Unexplainable Disappearance of Mars Patel is a hit with critics too. The Guardian named the Peabody award-winning series on its list of the top 50 podcasts in 2016. The series was a nominee for two Webby Awards for best sound design and best audio drama. And its creative team are big names in the podcasting world. Head writer David Kreizman has scripted podcasts like Becoming Mother Nature. Executive producer Benjamin Strouse is the CEO of Gen-Z Media, which has produced many award-winning young adult series.

Will Mars Patel, JP, Toothpick, and Caddie manage to locate their missing friends? And what does the tech titan Oliver Pruitt have to do with it all? Hit play on this thrilling teen series to find out.

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