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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 almost 34 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

Berry Song By Michaela Goade Cover Image
Drifters By Kevin Emerson Cover Image
Our Crooked Hearts: A Novel By Melissa Albert Cover Image
Don't Worry, Murray By David Ezra Stein, David Ezra Stein (Illustrator) Cover Image
A Mouthful of Minnows By John Hare, John Hare (Illustrator) Cover Image

Coming In October - Preorder now!

Bird & Squirrel All Together: A Graphic Novel (Bird & Squirrel #7) By James Burks Cover Image
An Atlas of Lost Kingdoms: Discover Mythical Lands, Lost Cities and Vanished Islands By Emily Hawkins, Lauren Mark Baldo (Illustrator) Cover Image
Diper Överlöde (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 17) By Jeff Kinney Cover Image
An Elephant & Piggie Biggie! Volume 5 (Elephant and Piggie Book, An) By Mo Willems Cover Image
Narwhalicorn and Jelly (A Narwhal and Jelly Book #7) By Ben Clanton Cover Image

A Room of One's Own Recommendations

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Daisy Darker: A Novel By Alice Feeney Cover Image
Take My Hand By Dolen Perkins-Valdez Cover Image
The Book Woman's Daughter: A Novel By Kim Michele Richardson Cover Image
Shrines of Gaiety: A Novel By Kate Atkinson Cover Image
The Daughter of Doctor Moreau By Silvia Moreno-Garcia Cover Image
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