Taking Print On Demand Orders!

Thank you everyone for your support. We sold 420 copies of the book! I am still taking orders that are print on demand. Printing takes about 10 business days. The book makes a perfect keepsake for the unusual 2020 year. Stay tuned for details on the donation to the Alberta Children's Hospital.

eBook now Available on Amazon

Christmas Cancelled?

Hector and the Virus Vector is an illustrated children's book. It is about how Santa Claus cancels Christmas because a novel virus is making people sick around the world. An elf named Hector tries to find a solution using science experiments tested on Santa Claus. Through his innovations, will Hector be able to save Christmas?

Check out the CBC article about Lisa and the book!

Alberta Children's Hospital

Follow @rainbow_ink_designs on Instagram for the announcement of how much will be donated, from 50% of the the profits leading up until Dec 25th.


Orders are now printed on demand, and will ship approximately ten business days after the order is placed.

Author and Illustrator:

My name is Lisa Rutherford and I am a registered nurse. I am also a mother of two small children who are worried about how “all the sick people” are causing everything that is normal to them, to be cancelled. I wrote the story Hector and the Virus Vector because I wanted to reassure my daughter that Santa Claus will still be able to come on Christmas Eve, even though we are living during a pandemic.

I have a Bachelor of Science in Molecular Biology, and a Bachelor of Nursing. I wanted this story to include scientific terms and concepts to children, while also making a funny and approachable story.

Please enjoy the book and the beautiful illustrations that I created!