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Norman Thelwell rides again – 60 years on!

Norman Thelwell rides again – 60 years on!

June 2017 is the 60th Anniversary of the original publication of ‘Angels on Horseback’, the first cartoon book by World-renowned countryside artist, Norman Thelwell.To mark the occasion, Methuen Books have been working with Norman’s artist son, David, to re-publish this classic collection of hilarious and keenly-observed pony and child cartoons so beloved by generations of children and adults alike.David Thelwell says, “Sixty years ago a collection of Punch cartoons, with additions that helped mould them into a single book, was published and was an instant success. The fearless little girls and their willful ponies struck a nerve with the public...

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Ideal for horsey types: Make your present extra special by wrapping it in Thelwell-themed paper

Ideal for horsey types: Make your present extra special by wrapping it in Thelwell-themed paper

Wrapping paper is such an important part of gift giving. Now you can present your next gift to the horse-lover in your life in gift wrap featuring iconic cartoons by British artist, the late Norman Thelwell.Best known for his humorous illustrations of children and their fat little ponies, Countryside Greetings has produced two different gift wrap designs. The full colour version depicts mischievous Thelwell ponies and the black and white version features the famous series ‘Ponies for Sale.’Printed in Great Britain on quality 130gsm silk finish paper, each gift wrap set includes two sheets measuring 50x70cm plus self-adhesive tags. RRP:...

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Ideal for horsey types: Liven up your tea break with a mug featuring nostalgic Thelwell illustrations

Ideal for horsey types: Liven up your tea break with a mug featuring nostalgic Thelwell illustrations

Liven up your tea break with an earthernware mug featuring iconic cartoons by British artist, the late Norman Thelwell.Best known for his humorous illustrations of children and their fat little ponies, Countryside Greetings has launched two different designs – one featuring the ‘In Full Cry’ hunting cartoon and the other featuring the much-loved ‘Pony Club’ cartoon.Made in the UK. RRP: £11.99 + P&P

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Newly launched open edition Thelwell prints

Newly launched open edition Thelwell prints

Countryside Greetings has launched an exclusive new range of 25 premium quality open edition prints by iconic British artist, the late Norman Thelwell.Best known for his humorous illustrations of children and their fat little ponies, Thelwell’s equally funny shooting and fishing cartoons brilliantly capture the eccentric characters within British fieldsports.Printed on acid-free 300gsm Conqueror board, the prints are ideal for framing on SRA3, measuring approximately 15x10in. Reproduced by permission of the Thelwell Estate from copies of original paintings.RRP: From £29.99 + P&P

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New Thelwell Colouring Book just launched

New Thelwell Colouring Book just launched

A fun colouring book for all the family featuring the iconic images of Norman Thelwell and remastered by his son, and artist, David Thelwell. Features a 22 pages of pony and countryside themed outlines for all skill levels. A4 size and bound so each page can be easily removed. Printed using carbon neutral, high quality paper, in Great Britain. A great gift idea for horse and pony enthusiasts. click here to buy

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