Ages 4+Sidney Kidman runs away from home at thirteen and travels to the outback on a one-eyed horse. He finds stray cows in the scrub, swims across rivers by hanging on to a bullocks tail and dreams of having the biggest herd of cattle in Australia. Many years later, when the workers on Sids cattle station organise a giant rodeo for Sids birthday party the cattle from the bush take fright in the city. People panic and horses bolt. Can the Kidman stockmen save the day? King of the Outback tells the rags to riches story of one of Australias greatest pastoral pioneers.