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The Frugal Frigate is an independent children’s bookstore located in Historic Downtown Redlands, California. A part of the community for over 33 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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