Ricky, a five-year-old boy, Ricky, wants to travel to Paris with his grandfather, Pap Pap, so they can climb the Eiffel Tower together. After convincing Ricky's parents, Ricky and Pap Pap fly to Paris and experience everything from cobblestones to croissants. Cruising down the Seine, Ricky finally sees the gigantic tower up close and wonders how he will make it up the almost 700 stairs. With encouragement from his grandfather, Ricky tackles the stairs and learns the importance of teamwork and persistence. Finally, he realizes that the most important part of his journey is experiencing it with his grandfather. Illustrated by Lyn Martin.