Quote Originally Posted by popmuze
To be a little more specific, the fiction was with Houghton Mifflin, the non-fiction with Macmillan, Holt, Scholastic, Schirmer and Harper Collins. As far as sales figures, who can follow royalty statements? Let's just say, it was nothing astronomical.
If I'm reading you correctly, you're saying I should bill this as my fourth novel and leave it at that?
Personally, I like to have a background of those who have queried. We ask for a bio at the query stage because I find it helpful in getting a feel for the author. I'd say exactly what you said above. Let the editor know your credentials.