Bernard and his friends studied at a boarding school in Munnar. One long weekend, Bernard got an opportunity to go on a campfire with his friend Agasti and Agasti’s father who was a forest range officer. The story describes their thrilling experiences that night amid the wild animals of the forest at Vaalparai. Adding spice to the tale are the fun details about life in a hostel. The Progressive Reader Series is designed to help kids transition to novels and text-filled books in the next level.