Subscribe to our newsletter:


iPhone / iPad
  • Education
  • Book
I want this app
Download from AppStore

Discover the interactive mystical and magical quest of Apardion, the gentle leopard spirit who travelled as fast as green lightening (with a little help from moon dust) from the world famous Northern Lights.

Join in his exciting quest with friends and family to discover if Aberdeen should be his place of birth. You will be plunged into the rich history and culture of 14 heritage landmarks on his tour of discovery, taking in the sights, sounds and tales from his animal friends.

As you discover hidden facts and finds around the city of Aberdeen, the app will also supplement your journey with additional resources made by local girls and boys from schools within the Aberdeen area. Each historic site will have its own dedicated photos, images, films and podcasts, giving you the chance to celebrate the work of Aberdeen’s local children whilst discovering an in-depth insight into the wondrous Granite City.

Working across iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad, use our app to:

• Follow Apardion’s route virtually or in real-time
•Take part in a treasure-hunt challenge
•Discover the wonder and delights of 14 heritage landmarks Apardion visits around Aberdeen
•Keep updated with links to films, podcasts and literature created by the young people of Aberdeen who are researching the 14 landmarks
•GPS location support will enable you to easily discover where you are and how to get to the next historic location
•Find out about the other reading initiatives run by The Reading Bus
•Contact us