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Curious Cat: Literary Characters

By Anna Jankowski and Ethan Shea

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Happy Thursday, Wildcats! To celebrate another successful Lit Fest, this week’s Curious Cat question is: “Who is your favorite literary character?” We received several creative and nostalgic answers, so make sure you read this blog AND view the accompanying Reel on Instagram. Also, let us know in the comments what our next question should be!

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“The caterpillar from the book The Very Hungry Caterpillar. I think I’m someone that’s really using my time here at Villanova to ‘eat up’ some knowledge as well as some quality food.”

— Noah George ’25

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“My favorite literary character is Harry Potter.”

— Zoe Garrett ’26

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“I’m gonna say Uncle Wiggily from Uncle Wiggily’s Fairy Tales.”

— Sadie Nattress ’25

“I’m gonna say Percy Jackson from the Percy Jackson series.”

— Christopher Koch ’25

Anna Jankowski ’23 CLAS is a Senior Communication Major from just outside Baltimore who ​​works as a Communication & Marketing Assistant in Falvey.




Headshot of Ethan SheaEthan Shea is a second-year graduate student in the English Department and Graduate Assistant at Falvey Library.


FotoFriday: Gingerbread Tales on Display in Falvey

Fairy Tale Display

Time is running out to see the Library’s fairy tale display, now on the first floor.


The Curious ‘Cat: Happily Forever After

Celebrating the installation of Distinctive Collections’ newest exhibit, “Happily Forever After,” the Curious ‘Cat asked the curators,

“What is your favorite fairy tale?”

Beaudry Allen, Preservation and Digital Archivist:

Goldilocks and the Three Bears.”

Rebecca Oviedo, Distinctive Collections Coordinator:

Beauty and the Beast.”

Stop by Falvey’s first floor to explore a selection of fairy tales in Distinctive Collections’ new exhibit, “Happily Forever After: The Timeless Relevance of Fairy Tales.” Curated by Rebecca Oviedo, Distinctive Collections Coordinator, and Beaudry Allen, Preservation and Digital Archivist, the exhibit is open to the public throughout the summer.

Jack and the Beanstalk


Little Red Riding Hood

Kallie Stahl, MA ’17 CLAS, is Communication and Marketing Specialist at Falvey Memorial Library. Her favorite fairy tale is The Ugly Duckling. 



Last Modified: June 19, 2019

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