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.

Pride Children's & Middle Grade Staff Picks

The ABCs of Queer History By Seema Yasmin, Lucy Kirk (Illustrator) Cover Image
Marley's Pride By Joëlle Retener, Deann Wiley (Illustrator) Cover Image
Circle of Love By Monique Gray Smith, Nicole Neidhardt (Illustrator) Cover Image
Road Home By Rex Ogle Cover Image
Nothing Sung and Nothing Spoken By Nita Tyndall Cover Image

New Releases

Why Not?: A Story about Discovering Our Bright Possibilities By Kobi Yamada, Gabriella Barouch (Illustrator) Cover Image
The Spell of a Story By Mariajo Ilustrajo Cover Image
Ursula Upside Down By Corey R. Tabor, Corey R. Tabor (Illustrator) Cover Image
The New Girl: A Graphic Novel (The New Girl #1) By Cassandra Calin, Cassandra Calin (Illustrator) Cover Image
Detective Sweet Pea: The Case of the Golden Bone By Sara Varon Cover Image

Pride Recommendations from A Room of One's Own

How to Live Free in a Dangerous World: A Decolonial Memoir By Shayla Lawson Cover Image
Triple Sec: A Novel By TJ Alexander Cover Image
A Place of Our Own: Six Spaces That Shaped Queer Women's Culture By June Thomas Cover Image
In Charm's Way (The Witches of Thistle Grove #4) By Lana Harper Cover Image
Legends & Lattes: A Novel of High Fantasy and Low Stakes By Travis Baldree Cover Image
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