The Frugal Frigate is an independent children’s bookstore located in Historic Downtown Redlands, California. A part of the community for over 30 years, the store is newly owned by Redlands local Erin Rivera (you can read more about her here). 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-friend 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 below or search, and find your next great adventure!
There is no Frigate like a Book
To take us Lands away
Nor any Coursers like a Page
Of prancing Poetry –
This Traverse may the poorest take
Without oppress of Toll –
How frugal is the Chariot
That bears the Human Soul