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OpelThe Weirs, A Winnipesaukee Adventure

By Andy Opel,
Illustrated by Karel Hayes & John Gorey

From the author/illustrator team of the award-winning book, The Witches, comes the latest Winnipesaukee adventure. Join Jack, Franny and J.J. as they take a long boat ride, learn more about the lake and have a magical encounter with a fortune teller at The Weirs.

Lake Winnipesaukee is a vacation destination where extended families gather to rekindle bonds across the generations. Join Jack, Franny and J.J. as they go on a boating adventure with Grammy. The timeless magic of boating at night is captured in this classic trip to The Weirs.

"The interactions between the grandmother and the children in the book hit close to home to many families who have been coming to the lake for generations and sharing adventures on the water. - Laconia Daily Sun

About the Author and the Illustrators

Andy Opel and his family have been coming to the lake for five generations. He is a writer, filmmaker and musician who teaches documentary video production and environmental communication at Florida State University. To see his other work visit:

John Gorey and his mother, Karel Hayes, have been collaborating on artwork for most of John's life. He attended the University of New Hampshire and the Maine College of Art. The Weirs is John's first picture book and Karel's twenty-fourth illustrated book. To see more of Karel's work visit

Also by Andy Opel: The Witches

Ordering Information

ISBN: 978-1-937721-12-1 8.5 x 11 hardcover, 36 full color pages, $17.95 / Children

Order The Weirs book online: Also available from Enfield Distribution


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