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

Yes We Will: Asian Americans Who Shaped This Country Cover Image
Those Kids from Fawn Creek Cover Image
Northwind Cover Image
The Last Mapmaker Cover Image
We Are Better Together Cover Image

Coming In June - Preorder now!

Dig, Dance, Dive: How Birds Move to Survive Cover Image
Because of You, John Lewis Cover Image
Ham Helsing #2: Monster Hunter Cover Image
Music Is in Everything Cover Image
Mummies in the Morning Graphic Novel (Magic Tree House (R) #3) Cover Image

A Room of One's Own Recommendations

Beloved Beasts: Fighting for Life in an Age of Extinction Cover Image
The Hurting Kind Cover Image
Entangled Life: How Fungi Make Our Worlds, Change Our Minds & Shape Our Futures Cover Image
I Didn't Do the Thing Today: Letting Go of Productivity Guilt Cover Image
I Love You but I've Chosen Darkness: A Novel Cover Image
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