This gallery features drawings by children around the world, depicting what they would like to receive from Santa Claus this Christmas.

Santa letters children Christmas

Among the usual requests for Lego and Barbie accessories are some moving wishes. A little girl from Prague would love cats and dogs to love each other. A leukaemia sufferer from Beirut says all she wants is to recover – and an iPad. And a 10-year-old girl from Macedonia says she just wants her parents to be friends again. Scroll through the slideshow below to read their Christmas wishes.

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