Chapter 0 page 21

Emmie makes an unconventional attempt at communicating with the child who won’t talk to strangers.
Emmie: I’m not talking to anybody… just me… 
Child: *sniffle sniffle*
Emmie: And plants… I guess I like talking to plants…
I saw a kid who looked really lost…
Child: …
Emmie: I hope he’s OK!

If I can help, just shake your leaves
I promise I’ll do my best.