09/12/2016 6:53 AM AEDT | Updated 09/12/2016 6:55 AM AEDT

These 39 Pictures Of Christmas Wishes From Kids Around The World Will Melt Your Heart

Reuters/Huffington Post Illustration

Dear Santa: All 8-year-old Dora from Croatia wants for Christmas is “love and peace in the world.” And a diary. Is that too much to ask?

Just ahead of Saint Nick’s anxiously awaited sleigh ride around the world later this month, Reuters photographers made a trip of their own to ask children what gifts they hope to receive. Their responses were nothing short of adorable.