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.

Current Staff Favorites

Speak Up! By Rebecca Burgess, Rebecca Burgess (Illustrator) Cover Image
Mayor Good Boy Goes Hollywood: (A Graphic Novel) By Dave Scheidt, Miranda Harmon Cover Image
Witches of Brooklyn: (A Graphic Novel) By Sophie Escabasse Cover Image
Booked Graphic Novel (The Crossover Series) By Kwame Alexander, Dawud Anyabwile (Illustrator) Cover Image
The Lights That Dance in the Night By Yuval Zommer Cover Image

Available for Pre-Order!

An American Story By Kwame Alexander, Dare Coulter (Illustrator) Cover Image
Big Sister, Little Sister By LeUyen Pham, LeUyen Pham (Illustrator) Cover Image
Explorer Academy: The Dragon's Blood (Book 6) By Trudi Trueit Cover Image
The Kindest Red: A Story of Hijab and Friendship (The Proudest Blue #2) By Ibtihaj Muhammad, S. K. Ali, Hatem Aly (Illustrator) Cover Image
Beneath By Cori Doerrfeld Cover Image

A Room of One's Own Recommendations

The English Teacher By Lily King Cover Image
I'm Glad My Mom Died By Jennette McCurdy Cover Image
The Wrong End of the Telescope By Rabih Alameddine Cover Image
Things I Have Withheld By Kei Miller Cover Image
Cat Brushing By Jane Campbell Cover Image
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