Rosen meets the author of fantasy adventure I, Coriander This week Reading Aloud with Michael Rosen poses the question – how historically accurate does historical fiction have to be?
The programme features:
an interview with Sally Gardner, prizewinning author of I Coriander, a fantasy adventure set in the time of Oliver Cromwell
a Year 8 history class takes Sally’s story apart and questions its historical accuracy
Michael Rosen’s Rant ponders why so few people use libraries
and our panel – Grant Bage, Learning Director of NESTA, Julia Eccleshare of The Guardian, and teacher Stacey Jordan read Fran McCourt’s Teacher Man