"Halfway Down" was written by A.A. Milne, author of the Winnie the Pooh books.

Halfway Down - English Children's Songs - England - Mama Lisa's World: Children's Songs and Rhymes from Around the World  - Intro Image

Thanks and Acknowledgements

This poem and illustration can be found in the book "When We Were Very Young" by A. A. Milne. It was first published in 1924 and was illustrated by E. H. Shepard.