Toni Withaneye, is an author and illustrator of the story Little Thunder’s FirstSound. We were delighted to have her visit us and read her wonderful story to our class. Little Thunder learned to make his first VAROOM to warn the children lightning was coming and to seek shelter. Hisloud noise was not to frighten the children. Toni showed the children a “Varoom” instrument that replicated the sound thunder makes. The.