c. toy motorcycle
Ralph made his debut in the children's book The Mouse and the Motorcycle by Beverly Cleary. She was born on Apr. 12, 1916.
Some of Cleary's other most popular characters include Henry Huggins, Beezus Quimby and her annoying younger sister, Ramona.
Cleary won the prestigious Newbery Medal in 1984 for Dear Mister Henshaw.