Welcome

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

It's a Sign! (Elephant & Piggie Like Reading!) Cover Image
The Queen in the Cave Cover Image
Mushroom Rain Cover Image
Unfadeable Cover Image
Camp Famous Cover Image

Coming In July - Preorder now!

The Bad Guys in Open Wide and Say Arrrgh! (The Bad Guys #15) Cover Image
Strangeville School Is Totally Normal Cover Image
Leila, the Perfect Witch Cover Image
A Sky Full of Stars Cover Image
Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: Baby's First Book of Extraordinary Women Cover Image

A Room of One's Own Recommendations

Cult Classic: A Novel Cover Image
The Sentence Cover Image
A Haunted Road Atlas: Sinister Stops, Dangerous Destinations, and True Crime Tales Cover Image
Radically Content: Being Satisfied in an Endlessly Dissatisfied World Cover Image
Waste: One Woman's Fight Against America's Dirty Secret Cover Image
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