How many authors have both a singing hamster and a photo of a toilet on their book's cover?* Even J.K. Rowling doesn't have that claim to fame.
I was delighted when my editor sent my new book's cover design.
Here it is: (The photo of the toilet is on an inside flap, but trust me, it's there).
Recently, my editor told me the powers that be wanted a shorter title for the book. We ended up with HOW TO SURVIVE MIDDLE SCHOOL.
That change, of course, required a new cover. Here it is:
Which cover/title do you prefer?
* No hamsters were harmed in the making of either cover. (No toilet seats, apparently, were harmed either.)