Book teaches kids the Anne Frank story

FELINE INSPIRATION—Filmmakers David Lee Miller and Steven Jay Rubin get cozy with Basil. A feline was the inspiration for the main character in their book, “The Cat Who Lived With Anne Frank.” Courtesy photo

Inspiration for a children’s book about the Holocaust struck Steven Jay Rubin more than 20 years ago while he was shaving with the 1959 film “The Diary of Anne Frank” playing in the background.

In one scene of the film, Anne Frank and her friend Peter van Daan chase van Daan’s cat, Mou...

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