First Grade Schoolhouse: What is Your Prediction? Do Not Open This Book! by Joy Cowley is a wonderful big book to promote the love of reading. It can be used to introduce making predictions and works well for shared reading.
Lexile: (Adult directed-Picture book-Could present a challenging independent reading experience to age-appropriate reader) You're Finally Here! by Melanie Watt. A demanding dust bunny uses similes to let the reader know how rude it is to keep him waiting.