Tallulah's First Word'Tallulah's First Word'Tallulah's First Word by Jonathan-Asiamah
Written by Jonathan Asiamah-Acheampong
Summer has came to an end and Autumn has arrived on the Island of Sodor. The leaves were changing and the cold wind blew. At the Shunting Yard, Thomas and Jade were busy shunting empty trucks to the sidings.
JADE: Brr! It's really cold today, Thomas.
THOMAS: You can say that again. Ooh!
Just then, the yard manager arrived.
YARD MANAGER: A new engine had just arrived from the Wensleydale Railway. Her name is Tallulah. She can't talk at the moment because he never learnt how to speak yet. Please make sure to be nice to her.
THOMAS AND JADE: Yes, sir.
(THOMAS AND JADE WHISTLE)
At the docks, a small magenta tank engine was waiting when Thomas and Jade puffed up.
THOMAS: Hello. Are you Tallulah?
TALLULAH'S DRIVER: Tallulah is trying to say yes. She is.
TALLULAH'S FIREMAN: The only way for Tallulah to communicate with the other engines is with her whistle. One blast of a whistle means