Speculative fiction is a broad umbrella category of narrative fiction referring to any fiction story that includes elements, settings and characters whose features are created out of imagination and speculation rather than based on attested reality and everyday life. That encompasses the genres of science fiction, fantasy, science fantasy, horror, alternative history, and magic realism.
No one likes going to the dentist. But the Blobheads think a trip to
the toothwobbler's is the best treat in town – for garglejuice, that
rare and precious pink drink, is the most delicious thing in the
Chris Riddell is an accomplished graphic artist who has illustrated many acclaimed books for children. He is also political cartoonist for The Observer. He has won the Kate Greenaway Medal twice and the Nestlé Smarties Book Prize seven times.