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

The Lights That Dance in the Night By Yuval Zommer Cover Image
Abuela, Don't Forget Me By Rex Ogle Cover Image
Finding My Dance By Ria Thundercloud, Kalila J. Fuller (Illustrator) Cover Image
Faceless By Kathryn Lasky Cover Image
Frizzy By Claribel A. Ortega, Rose Bousamra (Illustrator) Cover Image

Staff Favorites About Gratitude

We Are Grateful: Otsaliheliga By Traci Sorell, Frane Lessac (Illustrator) Cover Image
Apple Cake: A Gratitude By Dawn Casey, Genevieve Godbout (Illustrator) Cover Image
Bear Says Thanks (The Bear Books) By Karma Wilson, Jane Chapman (Illustrator) Cover Image
The Thank You Book (An Elephant and Piggie Book) By Mo Willems, Mo Willems (Illustrator) Cover Image
Those Shoes By Maribeth Boelts, Noah Z. Jones (Illustrator) Cover Image

A Room of One's Own Recommendations

Lavender House: A Novel By Lev AC Rosen Cover Image
Better than Fiction By Alexa Martin Cover Image
A Touch of Moonlight: A Novel By Yaffa S. Santos Cover Image
Gentrifier: A Memoir By Anne Elizabeth Moore Cover Image
The Wind at My Back: Resilience, Grace, and Other Gifts from My Mentor, Raven Wilkinson By Misty Copeland, Susan Fales-Hill (With) Cover Image
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