Media Coverage | 媒體報導

“Wake Me Up At HappyLand” was shared on the viral website BoredPanda.com –
and it shortly went viral. Till date, it has been viewed and shared by thousands on Facebook, and touched the hearts of many around the world. Many websites from various countries have translated the story into their languages, including Spanish, Italian, Russian, Chinese etc. And most recently, another viral website – BrightSide, also created a short animated version of the story and the video is already viewed by over 1.3 million.
Featured on BoredPanda.com –
The post was:
– Viewed by more than 80,000
– Liked by more than 9,000
– Upvoted over 400 times
 
Featured on BrightSide –
The animated video was:
– Viewed by more than 1.3 million
– Liked by more than 34,000
– Shared by over 18,000
The story was also featured on other websites i.e.:
> DesignTaxi – “Illustrated Tale Reminds Us That Happiness Can Be Found In The Small Things”
> Creative Boom – “Heartwrenching Illustration Series Follows an Elderly Man in his Pursuit of Happiness”
> Bibliophile – “The wonderful stories of Josef Lee”
Some more comments from other readers who enjoyed the story:
“This honestly made me cry.” – Baked_Potato
“Please publish this awesome picture book.” – Killien Huynh
“This book is honestly beautiful an so creative. It made a tear drip from my eye too:)” – Priyanka Jatan
“I love this. The illustration is breathtaking and the story is so beautiful. I would be honored if this was a book on my shelf.” – Amanda Pherson
“The best article I’ve read 🙂 That’s how it made me feel..so happy…that I wrote my first comment ever on boredpanda. And I love the artwork. Thanks for this.” – Alyssa Saptheipari
“So touching ❤ I love the style and the meaning of the story. Absolutely beautiful <3” – tiagoobin

“This made me feel so much better.” – its_just_jess

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INTERVIEWED BY :

2016, Sep 05
A Day Magazine – “Love Is Protection:一個想用玻璃瓶俘獲海洋所有魚的小男孩,讓我們學懂「喜愛不一定要擁有」”

2015, Dec 21
Bibliophile – “The Wonderful Stories of Josef Lee”

2008, May 23
Design Federation – “Interview with Josef Lee”

2008, Apr 1
SCENE 360 – “Interview with Josef Lee”

2008, Mar 11
Culturepush – “Spotted! Adam’s Apple”

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FEATURED ON :

2016, Sep 08
Goody25 – 【THE BOY WHO CAUGHT THE SEA】治愈你的睡前故事—爱不是占有

2016, Sep 07
读选网 – “我喜欢你,想保护你,但我不占有你”

2016, Sep 05
FLiPER – “讓這本繪本指引我們如何愛人”

2016, Jul 18
微头条: “【早期教育】推荐:那些陪你成长的暖心绘本”

2016, Apr 27
Art People Gallery – “Josef Lee The Creative Storyteller | Wake Me Up At Happy Land”

2016, Apr 13
搜狐旅游 travel.sohu.com – “走过雪地沙漠,坐过旋转木马,就找得到幸福吗?”

2016, Mar 21
A Day Magazine – “Wake Me Up At HappyLand: 周遊列國的老先生,發現幸福就在意想不到的地方”

2016, Jan 30
繪本,生活練習工作室 – “《Wake Me Up At HappyLand》「到達幸福美地時,請叫醒我」”

2015, Dec 24
FLiPER – “將這本繪本獻給正在尋找幸福的你”

2015, Dec 19
Goody25 – “我知道现在的你忘了幸福在哪里,跟着Josef Lee笔下的他绕世界一圈把你的幸福找回来吧!”

2015, Dec 17
Hypeness – “Homem viaja pelo mundo procurando a terra da felicidade até encontrá-la no mais inesperado lugar”

2015, Dec 15
DesignTAXI – “Illustrated Tale Remind Us That Happiness Can Be Found In The Small Things”

2015, Dec 10
Creative Boom – “Heartwrenching Illustration Series Follows An Elderly Man In His Pursuit of Happiness”

2015, Dec 8
BoredPanda – “Man Travels The World Looking For Happiness Until He Finds It In The Most Unexpected Place”

2015, Sep 02
DesignTAXI – “A Sobering Illustrated Tale About Narcissism And Distorted Beauty Standards”

2015, Jul 21
Whitezine – “Rewarding Bedtime Stories For Adults By Josef Lee”