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              Books by Louise Gray

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              Izzy the Invisible

              Izzy the Invisible (Paperback)

              By Gray, Louise; Illustrated by Anderson, Laura Ellen

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              Eight-year-old Izzy is more curious, playful and clumsy than her serious, grown-up sister Carrie. In fact Izzy is much more like Gran, an eccentric scientist who has a house full of weird and wonderful pets. But when one of Gran's experiments backfires, Izzy discovers that she ha...s the ability to become invisible!
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              ISBN 9781848125094
              Released NZ 24 Feb 2016
              Publisher Templar Publishing
              Interest Age 7-9 years
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              10 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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              The Baghdad Blog

              The Baghdad Blog (Paperback, New title)

              By Gray, Louise

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              A text guide for VCE English students who are studying Salam Pax's The Baghdad Blog.

              ISBN 9781921088056
              Published NZ 1 Sep 2005
              Publisher Insight Publications
              Interest Age 16+ years
              Series Insight Text Guide
              Availability
              176 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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              The Ethical Carnivore: My Year Killing to Eat

              The Ethical Carnivore: My Year Killing to Eat (Paperback)

              By Gray, Louise

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              We should all know exactly where our meat comes from. But what if you took this modern day maxim to its logical conclusion? What if you only ate animals you killed yourself? Fed up of friends claiming to care about the provenance of their food, Louise Gray decides to follow the a...rgument to its logical extreme. Starting small, Louise shucks oysters and catches fish. Gradually she gets to know countrymen and women who teach her how to shoot pigeons and rabbits. As she begins to reconnect with nature and her own upbringing in the countryside, Louise starts to question modern attitudes to the meat we eat. How did we end up eating so much meat, with no idea how animals are raised and killed on our behalf? Louise begins to look into how our meat is processed, including the beef in burgers, cheap chicken, bacon and farmed fish. She researches halal slaughter and visits abattoirs to ask whether modern technology can make eating meat more humane. She goes on a pheasant shoot and onto a grouse moor and contemplates whether there is still a place for game shooting in modern Britain. And she delves into alternative food culture in the UK, sourcing roadkill and cooking herself a lovely bit of squirrel stir-fry. The biggest animal Louise kills is a red deer stag, a moment she describes in a chapter about taking responsibility, growing up and her relationship with her own father. Towards the end of her challenge, Louise explores alternative sources of protein, including insects, in vitro meat and plant-based proteins. She reflects on the impact of the growing global demand for meat and argues that all of us eating less meat should be a key part of fighting climate change. Louise's writing about nature, food and the environment is liberally dashed with humour and she gets to the heart of modern anxieties about where our me
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              ISBN 9781472933102
              Released NZ 1 Sep 2017
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Indent title (internationally sourced), allow 8-12 weeks
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              The No-Nonsense Guide to World Music
               

              The No-Nonsense Guide to World Music (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Gray, Louise

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              Attempts to go behind the phrase world music to explore the reasons for the contemporary interest in world music, who listens to it and why? Through chapters that focus on specific areas of music, such as rembetika, fado, trance music and new folk, this book explores the genres t...hat have emerged from marginalized communities.
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              ISBN 9781906523121
              Released NZ 1 Jun 2009
              Publisher New Internationalist Publicati
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series No-Nonsense Guides
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