A Desert Habitat (Introducing Habitats) by Kelley Macaulay. $8.95. Publisher: Crabtree Pub Co (October 30, 2006). Reading level: Ages 5 and up. Publication: October 30, 2006. Series - Introducing Habitats
I imagine the deserts of Ihktan to be a mixture of several different desert types. Near the middle of it all, it is dust and dunes like the Sahara. Near the edges is more a kin to southern California and Nevada.