"I'm honored that Richard Blanco will join me and Vice President Biden at our second Inaugural. His contributions to the fields of poetry and the arts have already paved the path forward for future generations of writers. Richard's writing will be wonderfully fitting for an Inaugural that will celebrate the strength of the American people and our nation's great diversity." —President Barack Obama
"One Today is an evocative visual rendering of the poem Richard Blanco composed for President Obama's second inauguration. The fullness of our multicultural society on display in this remarkable read can lead to talk about how the United States exemplifies the words on our national seal...."
—Los Angeles Times
Richard Blanco is an award-winning American poet, storyteller, teacher, public speaker, and memoirist. He lives with his partner in Maine.
Dav Pilkey has created many beloved books, including those in the Captain Underpants series and Caldecott Honor award-winning The Paperboy. He lives with his wife in the Pacific Northwest.