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

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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

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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

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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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New book section on Countryside Greetings

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We have just added a book section to our online store which currently offers a number of the iconic countryside book titles by Norman Thelwell.  Pony Cavalcade, The Cat's Pyjamas, Magnificat, Top Dog, Thelwell Country, Thelwell's Sporting Prints. Thelwell is regarded as the unofficial artist of the British countryside and is possibly the most popular cartoonist in Britain, since the Second World War. He commented on many aspects of human behaviour, but he is perhaps most synonymous with little girls and their little fat ponies. They have helped to ensure his continuing popularity and his immortality.

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Thelwell Christmas Cards

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Bring a smile to someones face this Christmas with an iconic Thelwell pony christmas card. Published for 2016, these delightfully iconic cards come in packs of 8 (4 designs).Available for worldwide distribution from Countrysidegreetings.com. Cards are also available to retail outlets through our wholesale website www.sainsburyplaice.co.uk.RRP £9.99 per pack

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