Horse Music

Nature and Human Nature
The Wild Side of Town
Harvest Anthem
Laura's Song
Butterfly Galliard / Falling Star
I Was The Child
Another World In The Night
Fox On The Rails /Dance Of The Starlings
Woodlands Of England
See This Lake, Son?
My Beautiful Bomb Pit
Comin' In On A Wing And A Prayer
Tomorrow's Too Late
Why Have You Stolen Our Earth?
Human Nature
Stand Quite Still
If There's No Other Way
The Rockery Rock
This Blessed Plot
Don't Clear That Corner Away
Art Nouveau
Brambles on a Hill
Our Stolen Season
Good King Henry
You Never Know Where We Have Been
Harvest Will Come
Just Human Nature
The Albion River Hymn: prelude
The Albion River Hymn
Sweet Themmes Run Softly
Three Men in a Boat
Down The Stream The Swans All Glide.
Swan-Upping Song
The Sheep Shearing Song
The Building of Our Bridge
Twickenham Ferry
Still On The Wild Side of Town
Rumour Hill
Life on the River
Horse Music
Yellow Taxi / New Jerusalem
Lemady / Arise and Pick a Posy
Foxy Comes to Town
The Wind in The Willows
John Moore (1907-1967)
Lines Composed a Few Miles Above Tintern Abbey
Gilbert White (1720-1793)

Well, You See, It's Like This


Since their debut appearance in Punch over forty years ago, Norman Thelwell's cartoons and drawings have delighted millions of people all over the world. His portrayals of sporting pursuits, human beings at play, the life of the countryside and, of course, ponies, are the products of a unique comic genius. To celebrate the life of this best-loved British cartoonist, Methuen is re-publishing a number of classic Thelwell titles, including his invaluable advice to aspiring equestrians in Angels on Horseback.An unflinching student of pony psychology, Norman Thelwell continues to entertain millions of readers the world over - be they in the saddle or the armchair - with his unerringly accurate portraits of the equestrian life, usually featuring the catastrophes of the gymkhana and the trials of Penelope and her beloved but irrascible Kipper(whom you will see decorating this page).

Penelope and Kipper explain to Mrs. Chadwick

 “I’m sorry Mrs.Chadwick but
when your daughter fell at the
double oxer, I’m afraid she
broke a leg.”


publishers of Thelwell's
delightful books  

really great scans of many of
Norman Thelwell's books

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