Welcome

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. Online, the sky's the limit and we offer much more than just children's literature. Browse our shelves, check out our current recommendations, or search for what you're looking for, and find your next great adventure!