Welcome

Storytime every Saturday at 10:30am! The Frugal Frigate is an independent children’s bookstore located in Historic Downtown Redlands, California. The Frugal Frigate has been a part of the community for over 30 years, established in 1988. 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.

Staff Picks

Luigi, the Spider Who Wanted to Be a Kitten By Michelle Knudsen, Kevin Hawkes (Illustrator) Cover Image
Lilly & Friends: A Picture Book Treasury By Kevin Henkes, Kevin Henkes (Illustrator) Cover Image
The Knight Snacker By Valeria Wicker Cover Image
The Littlest Weaver By Robin Hall, Stella Lim (Illustrator) Cover Image
Brave Little Bear By Steve Small, Steve Small (Illustrator) Cover Image

New Releases

We Who Produce Pearls: An Anthem for Asian America By Joanna Ho, Amanda Phingbodhipakkiya (Illustrator) Cover Image
The City Sings Green & Other Poems About Welcoming Wildlife By Erica Silverman, Ginnie Hsu (Illustrator) Cover Image
The Pearl Hunter By Miya T. Beck Cover Image
Timid: A Graphic Novel By Jonathan Todd, Jonathan Todd (Illustrator) Cover Image
Olivetti By Allie Millington Cover Image

A Room of One's Own Recommendations

The Familiar: A Novel By Leigh Bardugo Cover Image
The Heaven & Earth Grocery Store: A Novel By James McBride Cover Image
The Women: A Novel By Kristin Hannah Cover Image
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The Hundred Years' War on Palestine: A History of Settler Colonialism and Resistance, 1917–2017 By Rashid Khalidi Cover Image
Table for Two: Fictions By Amor Towles Cover Image
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