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Sally Gardner

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In this programme, Michael Rosen explores the world of historical fiction and asks the question: how accurate does it have to be?

Rosen interviews Sally Gardner, prize-winning author of the fantasy adventure I, Coriander. The story, set in the time of Oliver Cromwell, is looked at by a Year 8 history class who discuss its historical accuracy.

Meanwhile, Michael Rosen's Rant ponders why so few people use libraries whilst out panel read Frank McCourt's Teacher Man.

Our panel features Guardian journalist Julia Eccleshare, teacher Stacey Jordan and Grant Bage, the learning director of NESTA.

Part of the series: Reading Aloud with Michael Rosen

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