'Mareka would be quite happy in the milkbar in Newtown, even though it is so far from Greece, if it wasn't for the Wilson kids who give her a hard time.'
'But her Yaya, her grandmother has only recently arrived in Australia and feels lost and unhappy. She misses her mountain village and her goat, Poppy. If only Mareka cound find her something to do...'
'Then she has an idea. But it's such a big idea she feels dizzy - and there are such a lot of problems...'(Source: Back cover)
A children's comedy drama series, concerning a Greek family and their attempts to run a deli in Sydney's inner-city suburb of Newtown. When the grandmother, YaYa, arrives from Greece to live with them, she has a great deal of trouble adjusting to her new life, until her eleven-year-old granddaughter Marika buys her a goat.