Current Staff Favorites

Brave as a Mouse Cover Image
What If, Pig? Cover Image
What the Road Said Cover Image
How to Apologize Cover Image
Strange Planet: The Sneaking, Hiding, Vibrating Creature Cover Image

Pre-Orders Available

Sing with Me: The Story of Selena Quintanilla Cover Image
The Bad Guys in Cut to the Chase (The Bad Guys #13) Cover Image
A Psalm for the Wild-Built (Monk & Robot #1) Cover Image
Change Sings: A Children's Anthem Cover Image
Dork Diaries 15: Tales from a Not-So-Posh Paris Adventure Cover Image

Newbery Winner & Honors 2021

When You Trap a Tiger: (Winner of the 2021 Newbery Medal) Cover Image
We Dream of Space Cover Image
All Thirteen: The Incredible Cave Rescue of the Thai Boys' Soccer Team Cover Image
Fighting Words Cover Image
A Wish in the Dark Cover Image


The Frugal Frigate is an independent children’s bookstore located in Historic Downtown Redlands, California. A part of the community for over 32 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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