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.

Christmas Favorites

How Does Santa Go Down the Chimney? By Mac Barnett, Jon Klassen (Illustrator) Cover Image
The Spider Who Saved Christmas By Raymond Arroyo Cover Image
Dasher Can't Wait for Christmas By Matt Tavares, Matt Tavares (Illustrator) Cover Image
Polar Express 30th Anniversary Edition: A Christmas Holiday Book for Kids By Chris Van Allsburg, Chris Van Allsburg (Illustrator) Cover Image
Juniper’s Christmas By Eoin Colfer Cover Image

New Releases

The Big Cheese (The Food Group) By Jory John, Pete Oswald (Illustrator) Cover Image
Monster Hunting for Beginners By Ian Mark, Louis Ghibault (Illustrator) Cover Image
Ink Girls By Marieke Nijkamp, Sylvia Bi (Illustrator) Cover Image
Cat Kid Comic Club: Influencers: A Graphic Novel (Cat Kid Comic Club #5): From the Creator of Dog Man By Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator) Cover Image
Into the Bright Open: A Secret Garden Remix (Remixed Classics #8) By Cherie Dimaline Cover Image

A Room of One's Own Recommendations

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Never Whistle at Night: An Indigenous Dark Fiction Anthology By Shane Hawk (Editor), Theodore C. Van Alst, Jr. (Editor) Cover Image
The Other Mothers By Katherine Faulkner Cover Image
The Book Club Hotel: A Christmas Novel By Sarah Morgan Cover Image
The Fragile Threads of Power By V. E. Schwab Cover Image
The Gospel of Wellness: Gyms, Gurus, Goop, and the False Promise of Self-Care By Rina Raphael Cover Image
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