By Andy Opel, illustrated by Karel Hayes — signed by the author. When Jack gets his first boat, he is excited to explore Lake Winnipesaukee with his younger brother and sister. Timber Island is a magical place just across the bay, but to get there, they have to go past The Witches. Follow Jack, Franny, and J.J. as they set off in search of summertime adventures. In a classic tale of kids “messing about in boats,” The Witches captures the timeless magic and mystery of Lake Winnipesaukee in New Hampshire. For generations, families have returned to this special place, sharing in the beauty of the “smile of the great spirit.” Join Jack, Franny, and J.J. as they learn about the power of the lake and the wisdom of their grandmother.