We Work in Space explores the special skills, tools, and uniforms needed to be an astronaut. The contribution made by astronauts to space research is emphasized, and children are encouraged to think about what it would be like to be an astronaut themselves. The book's playful, unpredictable designs and high quality photographs attract and maintain a child's attention and provide opportunities for interaction and discussion. Helpful ideas are included to assist adults with different ways to use this book. Nonfiction book features such as a contents page, page numbers, and index make it a wonderful introductory book to learn about exciting workplaces.