9.7/10: nice and simple, easy to read text with a great set of fonts and a strong sense of colour and composition, and a great image to boot
as you’ve mentioned that the file was originally a .png, i’ll ignore any obvious compression
i’ve also taken on board what you’ve said for the criticisms of my cover and adjusted it to boot, adding some yellow lighting here and there to match that of the text. i decided, however, not to adjust the size of the author and illustrator names, as they looked a little off when sized up.
the fixed cover is viewable here: