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

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Shut Up, This Is Serious By Carolina Ixta Cover Image
There Was a Party for Langston By Jason Reynolds, Jerome Pumphrey (Illustrator), Jarrett Pumphrey (Illustrator) Cover Image
The Kid with Big, Big Ideas By Britney Winn Lee, Jacob Souva (Illustrator) Cover Image
Zachary Ying and the Dragon Emperor By Xiran Jay Zhao Cover Image
All the Love in the World By Louise Fedele, Ana Toro (Illustrator) Cover Image

New Releases

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Eyes That Weave the World's Wonders By Joanna Ho, Dung Ho (Illustrator), Liz Kleinrock Cover Image
The Misfits #1: A Royal Conundrum By Lisa Yee, Dan Santat (Illustrator) Cover Image
Slugfest By Gordon Korman Cover Image
Like So By Ruth Forman, Raissa Figueroa (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Coretta: The Autobiography of Mrs. Coretta Scott King By Coretta Scott King, Ekua Holmes (Illustrator) Cover Image

A Room of One's Own Recommendations

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Interesting Facts about Space: A Novel By Emily Austin Cover Image
I Heard a Fly Buzz When I Died (An Emily Dickinson Mystery #2) By Amanda Flower 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
Days at the Morisaki Bookshop: A Novel By Satoshi Yagisawa, Eric Ozawa (Translated by) Cover Image
Nineteen Claws and a Black Bird: Stories By Agustina Bazterrica, Sarah Moses (Translated by) Cover Image
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