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

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