Current Staff Favorites

Fantastic Tales of Nothing Cover Image
Perdu Cover Image
Mel Fell Cover Image
Watercress Cover Image
Ambitious Girl Cover Image

Pre-Orders Available

Dork Diaries 15: Tales from a Not-So-Posh Paris Adventure Cover Image
Fred Gets Dressed Cover Image
I'm On It! (Elephant & Piggie Like Reading!) Cover Image
Ways to Grow Love (A Ryan Hart Story #2) Cover Image
Change Sings: A Children's Anthem Cover Image

Newbery Winner & Honors 2021

When You Trap a Tiger: (Winner of the 2021 Newbery Medal) Cover Image
A Wish in the Dark Cover Image
Fighting Words Cover Image
We Dream of Space Cover Image
All Thirteen: The Incredible Cave Rescue of the Thai Boys' Soccer Team Cover Image


The Frugal Frigate is an independent children’s bookstore located in Historic Downtown Redlands, California. A part of the community for over 32 years, the store is most recently owned by Redlands local Erin Rivera. In our brick & mortar location, we proudly offer the best in both new titles and beloved favorites of children’s literature. We have a refreshing selection of books for children to young adults, and we also carry a selection of plush toys, journals, stationery, cards, a build-a-stuffie workshop, and all sorts of things to stir the imagination.

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