Behind the Mic: Hello, Universe

A family listening choice about courage, fate, and friendship

AudioFile magazine goes Behind the Mic with Ramon de Ocampo to learn about his narration of HELLO, UNIVERSE by Erin Entrada Kelly.  A wonderful coming of age story with keen perceptions on courage, fate, and friendship.

“I remember in the recording booth how swept up I was and pulled into this really honest and original coming of age story.”—Narrator Ramon de Ocampo

Hello, UniverseHELLO, UNIVERSE
by Erin Entrada Kelly
read by Ramon de Ocampo and Amielynn Abellera
Harper Audio
AudioFile Earphones Award

Picking up many starred reviews, and AudioFile’s Earphones and Best Audiobook awards, Ramon and co-narrator Amielynn Abellera perform a family listening treat. Meet shy Virgil, brave Valencia, bullying Chet, and fortune-telling Kaori, whose middle school lives fatefully intersect one summer day. Listen to a sound clip and read AudioFile’s full review here.

Ramon is the voice behind nine of Jeff Kinney’s fabulous DIARY OF A WIMPY KID audiobooks and other award winners like STEALING AIR, LOST IN THE SUN, and another AudioFile favorite, I’M NEW HERE.

Explore more audiobooks narrated by Ramon in his audiography! HELLO, UNIVERSE was on our Best of Children & Family list for 2017, explore the full list of audiobooks here!

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